The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1424  Wednesday, 26 July 2000.

From:           Frank Whigham <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Wednesday, 19 Jul 2000 09:44:51 -0500
Subject:        TOCs and the SHAKSPER listserv

Dear Colleagues,

I'm writing to ask for your help or advice. (Various colleagues have
suggested your names to me; I'd welcome further suggestions for

I'm in the process of helping to arrange to post regularly to the
Shakespeare Listserv (SHAKSPER) the Tables-of-Contents lists for all
journals publishing articles that have relevance to any of the following
fields of study (an awkward and partial list, no doubt, to which I'd be
happy to add):

  -- Shakespeare
  -- Renaissance (dramatic and non-dramatic, literary and non-literary)
  -- early modern English history in the broadest sense: for the British
Isles, colonial ventures, continental matters that would tie in with
early modern England, etc.
  -- the continental Renaissance as it relates to England
  -- the arts in early modern England: visual arts, music, etc.
  -- theatrical and performance studies that link to early modern
  -- the English Reformation

It helps our readers, and would give the journals free publicity. It
seems like a good idea all around.

So. Would you be willing to make arrangements to supply via email the
TOCs (ideally, for each issue) of the relevant journals to which you may
be connected? Alternatively, can you offer advice or data in making such
arrangements, if you're unable to do the actual delivery yourself? If
so, let me know, and we can talk further. I'd appreciate any help of any
kind you can offer. (If you have other names to suggest for contact, an
email address would help a great deal.) I am especially interested in
bridging the gaps at the edges of Shakespeare studies as traditionally

Please feel free to forward this letter.

Please also pardon this mass mailing, and any multiple messages
received.  I've sometimes used two addresses for one person when there
were two, in case you're away on vacation.

Many thanks.

Frank Whigham

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