The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 9.0901  Friday, 25 September 1998.

From:           Ed Taft <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Friday, 25 Sep 1998 11:32:15 -0400 (EDT)
Subject:        New Electronic Journal: *SRASP*

SHAKSPERians may be interested to know of a new electronic journal
devoted to Shakespeare and Renaissance literature and culture: *SRASP*
-- Shakespeare and Renaissance Association [of West Virginia]: Selected
Papers. This annual journal publishes the best papers from the yearly
West Virginia Shakespeare and Renaissance Conference, a national
conference that draws participants from all over the United States and
Canada. The journal has been published in paper form since 1976 and is
indexed in *MLA* and *The World Shakespeare Bibliography,* and both the
journal and its editor are members of CELJ, the Council of Editors of
Learned Journals:

                        Byron Nelson
                    West Virginia University

                        EDITORIAL BOARD
                Sharon Beehler, Montana State U.
                H.R. Coursen, Editor, *Shakespeare and the Classroom
                W.L. Godshalk, U of Cincinnati
                Albert C. Labriola, Duquesne U
                Harrison T. Meserole, Texas A&M U
                Phyllis R. Rackin, U of Pennsylvania
                John Rooks, Morris College
                John T. Shawcross, U of Kentucky
                Edmund M. Taft, Marshall U

Volumes 20 (1997) and 21 (1998) can now be accessed through the WWW:
http://www.marshall.edu/engsr/indexsr.htmlx. The online editor is Edmund
M. Taft: <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>. Below are the contents of Volume 20 and
Volume 21:

                        Volume 20

Approximations: Iago as Plautine *leno*
        --K.J. Gilchrist (Iowa State)
The Lute as Mediator in the English Renaissance
        --Brian Holloway (The College of West Virginia)
Election, "Dialogue-Wise," in *The Pilgrims Progress*
        --R. J. McCutcheon (Davis and Elkins College)
"Swift hart" and "soft heart": Elizabeth I and the Iconography of Lyly's
*Gallathea* and Shakespeare's *A Midsummer Night's Dream*
        --Julia A. Bowen (Duquesne U)
A Text of Shreds and Patches: Shakespeare and Popular Culture
        --Annalisa Castaldo (Temple U)

Plus, reviews of current books by H.R. Coursen, Byron Nelson, Rudolph P.
Almasy, and William French.

                        Volume 21

Poetical Historiography: Milton's *History of Britain*
        --James Egan (U of Akron)
Vincentio's Fraud: Boundary and Chaos, Abstinence and Orgy in *Measure
for Measure"
        --Brian Holloway (The College of West Virginia)
The Sanctification of the Tudor Dynasty in Bernard Andre's *Vita
Regis Henrici Septimi*
        --Daniel Hobbins (U of Notre Dame)
Commodification and Representation: The Body in Shakespeare's History
        --K.A. Ewert (Shakespeare Institute)
How "Unpopular" were Philip and the Spanish in the Popular
Opinion of Mary's Day?
        --James H. Forse (Bowling Green State U)
Shakespeare's *Edward III*
        --W.L. Godshalk (U of Cincinnati)

Plus, reviews of current books by Byron Nelson and William French.

As online editor, I hope that many SHAKSPERians will have occasion to
access this new electronic version of *SRASP*. In the past few years,
the journal has published essays by W.L. Godshalk, H.R. Coursen, James
Egan, Michael D. Friedman, James Forse, and other Renaissance scholars
of note. Again, the journal is easily accessed:

Thanks for your time.

Edmund M. Taft, Online Editor

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