The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 17.0951 Sunday, 29 October 2006
From: Michael P Jensen <
Date: Friday, 27 Oct 2006 10:50:36 -0700
Subject: Shakespeare Newsletter
The 268th issue of *The Shakespeare Newsletter* has news, articles,
reviews, photos, and features that will be of interest to members of
The cover, which showcases photos from productions of *Antony and
Cleopatra,* leads to the cover article, a review and overview of the
play in performance, with particular attention to the recent production
at Shakespeare's Globe, and the current staging by the Royal Shakespeare
Other Articles Include:
"The 'Herb Woman' in Pericles" by Richard Levin suggests two new glosses
for this curious description.
In "Having it Both Ways: Reading Two Early Acting Editions of *Hamlet*,"
Frank Nicholas Clary looks at how the editions used by Thomas Betterton
and Robert Wilks treat cuts and make changes to the text, and how these
changed the play.
Michael P. Jensen's "What's in a Name?: A Real Romeo" looks at the
surprisingly nuanced ways the name Romeo has been used in comic books
and strips, with some concluding observations about the use of the name
in popular culture.
"Behind the Scenes at RSC *A&C.*" by SNL editor John W. Mahon reports on
comments about the production by John Hopkins, who plays Octavius.
Abstracts from the "Shakespeare and the Visual Sense" and "Staging
Justice in Early Modern Drama" seminars at the 2006 Meeting of the
Shakespeare Association of America
A call for essays on "Screen Shakespeare Adaptations for the Teen Market"
Calls for papers on "Shakespeare, Appropriation, and the Ethical" and
for the Seventh Triennial Congress of the Shakespeare Society of
Books available for review in SNL
*Shakespeare and the Romanian Cultural Memory* by Monica Matei-Chesnoiu
*James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps: The Life and Works of the
Shakespearean Scholar and Bookman* by Marvin Spevack
*Christopher Marlowe: Poet and Spy* by Park Honan
*Shakespeare in Education* edited by Martin Blocksidge
*Spiritual Shakespeare* by Ewan Fernie
*All's Well That Ends Well* and *King Lear* by the Actors' Shakespeare
*Macbeth* by the New York Shakespeare Festival
*Henry V* by the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival
*Henry IV, part one* by the Stratford Festival of Canada
Grace Tiffany's "Review of Periodicals" reviews three journal articles
Michael P. Jensen's "Talking Books" interview with Virginia Mason Vaughan
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