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SBReviews: Call for Reviewers
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 20.0048  Sunday, 1 Feburary 2009

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Date:      Sunday, 1 Feb 2009 08:49:14 -0600
Subject:   SBReviews: Call for Reviewers

Dear SHAKSPER Members,

The members of the SHAKSPER Book Review Panel are issuing their first 
call for reviewers, seeking members of SHAKSPER interested in writing 
reviews for SBReviews, the SHAKSPER Book Review Project.

Below is a list of titles for which we seeking reviewers. We would like 
to match books with reviewers' interests and expertise. We ask that 
anyone interested in reviewing any of these books to send a brief 
message identifying the title and your particular interest in or 
connection with the subject matter of that work, including any recent 
and relevant publications you might have related to the work. The Panel 
also requests that you send a biographical statement of no more than 50 
words.
	
We are currently looking for 1,000-word reviews. In the future, we will 
consider joint reviews or reviews of multiple, related books (Review 
Essays), in those case the reviews might be longer. Book reviews 
published on SHAKSPER are peer reviewed by the SHAKSPER Book Review Panel.
	
The SBRP will contact reviewers once Panel members have been matched 
with books with reviewers and will provide, at that time, specific 
deadline and format information.
	
If a worthy title, particularly one written by a SHAKSPER member, is not 
on the list below, please notify the SBRP at 
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  for 
possible inclusion on future lists. The SBRP seeks books of relevance to 
the broad scope of academic interests of SHAKSPER readers.
	
We look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,
SBRPanel
(Mark Aune, Jeremy Fiebig, Arthur Lindley, Martin Mueller, Peter 
Paolucci, Murray Schwartz, Hardy Cook)

Available Titles:

_The Norton Shakespeare_.  2nd ed.

_Presentist Shakespeares_.  Hugh Grady and Terence Hawkes.  Routledge 2008.

_Macbeth_ (New Cambridge).  A.R. Braunmiller, ed.

_Hamlet without Hamlet_.  Margareta De Grazia.  CUP 2008.

_Early Modern Ecostudies: From the Florentine Codex to Shakespeare_. Ivo 
Kamps, Karen L. Raber, and Thomas Hallock.  Palgrave Macmillan 2008.

_Dramatists and Their Manuscripts in the Age of Shakespeare, Jonson, 
Middleton, and Heywood: Authorship, Authority, and the Playhouse_. Grace 
Ioppolo Routledge-Taylor and Francis, 2006.

_Gothic Shakespeares_.  John Drakakis.  Routledge 2009.  (Reviewer Selected)

_Shakespeare and Childhood_.  Kate Chedgzoy and Susanne Greenhalgh. CUP 
2008.

_Shakespeare and Modernism_.  Cary DiPietro.  CUP 2006.

DRAFT DEADLINES and POLICIES

1) Completed book reviews are due to the panel on the first of the 
months April, August, and December. The panel will review submissions 
and assign an editor as necessary. Edits and corrections must be 
completed so that reviews can be published between no later than the 
first week of the following months (May, September, January).

2) Reviews will be published with majority consent of the SBRP; rejected 
reviews may be rewritten or reassigned at the discretion of the SBRP.

3) Successful reviews consider SHAKSPER's audience, including academic 
specialists, theatre practitioners, and lay persons.

4) Reviews shall be available for public, moderated comment on SHAKSPER 
for one month after publication.

[Editor's Note: The SBRP expresses its special thanks to Mark Aune and 
Jeremy Fiebig for their work on this Call for Reviewers. -HMC]

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