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Spring 2018 Books Received 

Angus, Bill. Metadrama and the Informer in Shakespeare and Jonson. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. vi + 236. £70.00. ISBN 978-1-4744-1511-8.

Ball, Rachael. Treating the Public: Charitable Theater and Civic Health in the Early Modern Atlantic World. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xii + 212. $42.50. ISBN 978-0-8071-6508-9.

Chapman, Matthieu. Anti-Black Racism in Early Modern English Drama: The Other “Other.”Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture. New York and London: Routledge, 2017. Pp. xii + 202. $140.00. ISBN 978-1-138-67738-8.

Christensen, Ann C. Separation Scenes: Domestic Drama in Early Modern England. Early Modern Cultural Studies. Series eds. Carole Levin and Marguerite A. Tassi. Lincoln and London: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2017. Pp. xvi + 302. $60.00. ISBN 978-0-8032-9065-5.

Das, Nandini, and Nick Davis, eds. Enchantment and Dis-enchantment in Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama: Wonder, the Sacred, and the Supernatural. Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture. New York and London: Routledge, 2017. Pp. viii + 196. $140.00. ISBN 978-1-138-18466-4.

Dekker, Thomas, John Ford, and William Rowley. The Witch of Edmonton. Ed. Lucy Munro. Arden Early Modern Drama. Gen. eds. Suzanne Gossett, John Jowett, and Gordon McMullan. London and New York: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare/Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xviii + 302. $102.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-4725-0328-2. $20.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-9042-7152-9.

Dodson-Robinson, Eric, ed. Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Senecan Tragedy: Scholarly, Theatrical and Literary Receptions. Brill’s Companions to Classical Reception. Series ed. Kyriakos N. Demetriou. Leiden NL and Boston: Brill Rodopi / Brill, 2016. Pp. xii + 336. $163.00. ISBN 978-9-0042-6646-9.

Doty, Jeffrey S. Shakespeare, Popularity, and the Public Sphere. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. viii + 216. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-16337-9.

Findlay, Alison, and Vassiliki Markidou, eds. Shakespeare and Greece. London and New York: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare/Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xii + 292. $114.00. ISBN 978-1-4742-4425-1.

Frazer, Paul, and Adam Hansen, eds. “The White Devil”: A Critical Reader. Arden Early Modern Drama Guides. Series eds. Andrew Hiscock and Lisa Hopkins. London and New York: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare/Bloomsbury, 2016. Pp. xx + 292. $94.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-4725-8739-8. $29.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-4725-8740-4.

Freeman, Lisa A. Antitheatricality and the Body Public. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. Pp. x + 366. $55.00. ISBN 978-0-8122-4873-9.

Gibson, Marion, and Jo Ann Esra. Shakespeare’s Demonology: A Dictionary. Arden Shakespeare Dictionaries. Series ed. Sandra Clark. London and New York: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare/Bloomsbury, 2016 (paper only). Pp. x + 242. $44.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-4742-5395-6.

Habermann, Ina, and Michelle Witen, eds. Shakespeare and Space: Theatrical Explorations of the Spatial Paradigm. Palgrave Shakespeare Sudies. Gen. eds. Michael Dobson and Dympna Callaghan. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Pp. xvi + 286. $90.00. ISBN 978-1-137-51834-7.

Hahn, Matthew. The Robben Island Shakespeare. Foreword by John Kani. Introduction by John Battersby. London and New York: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama/Bloomsbury, 2017 (paper only). Pp. xxvi + 54. $22.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-4742-8387-8.

Huber, Werner, Elke Mettinger, and Eva Zettelmann, eds. Dramatic Minds: Performance, Cognition, and the Representation of Interiority. Austrian Studies in English 105. Series eds. Sabine Coelsch-Foisner, Gabriella Mazzon, and Herbert Schendl. Bern: Peter Lang, 2015. Pp. 308. $72.95. ISBN 978-3-631-67019-4.

Klemp, P.J. The Theatre of Death: Rituals of Justice from the English Civil Wars to the Restoration. Newark: Univ. of Delaware Press; Lanham MD and London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2016. Pp. xx + 354. $105.00. ISBN 978-1-61149-628-4.

Knapp, Jeffrey. Pleasing Everyone: Mass Entertainment in Renaissance London and Golden-Age Hollywood. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xii + 300. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-19-063406-3.

Kyd, Thomas. The Spanish Tragedy. Ed. Patrick McHenry. Broadview Editions. Series ed. Martin R. Boyne. Peterborough ON: Broadview Press, 2016 (paper only). Pp. 248. $16.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-55481-205-9.

Lake, Peter. How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays. New Haven CT and London: Yale Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xvi + 672. $37.50. ISBN 978-0-300-22271-5.

Laroche, Rebecca, and Jennifer Munroe. Shakespeare and Ecofeminist Theory. Arden Shakespeare and Theory. Series ed. Evelyn Gajowski. London and New York: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare/Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xx + 204. $94.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-4725-9046-6. $29.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-4725-9045-9.

Levy, Eric P. Detaining Time: Temporal Resistance in Literature from Shakespeare to McEwan. London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. Pp. x + 278. ISBN 978-1-4742-9204-7.

Linley, Keith. “Volpone” in Context: Biters Bitten and Fools Fooled. Anthem Perspectives in Literature. London and New York: Anthem Press, 2016 (paper only). Pp. vi + 316. $24.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-78308-558-3.

Melnikoff, Kirk, ed. “Edward II”: A Critical Reader. Arden Early Modern Drama Guides. Series eds. Andrew Hiscock and Lisa Hopkins. London and New York: Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xxii + 298. $94.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-4725-8404-5. $29.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-4725-8403-8.

Murray, Daisy. Twins in Early Modern English Drama and Shakespeare. Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture. New York and London: Routledge, 2017. Pp. viii + 202. $140.00. ISBN 978-1-138-67936-8.

Nahshon, Edna, and Michael Shapiro, eds. Wrestling with Shylock: Jewish Responses to “The Merchant of Venice.”  Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xxiv + 432. $135.00. ISBN 978-1-107-01027-7.

Parvini, Neema. Shakespeare and New Historicist Theory. Arden Shakespeare and Theory. Series ed. Evelyn Gajowski. London and New York: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare/Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xii + 212. $94.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-4742-4099-4. $29.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-4742-4098-7.

Raffield, Paul. The Art of Law in Shakespeare. Oxford and Portland OR: Hart Publishing/Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xvi + 280. $95.99. ISBN 978-1-5099-0547-8.

Reid, Robert Lanier. Renaissance Psychologies: Spenser and Shakespeare. The Manchester Spenser. Gen. ed. J. B. Lethbridge. Manchester and New York: Manchester Univ. Press (distributed by Oxford Univ. Press), 2017. Pp. xiv + 352. $110.00. ISBN 978-1-5261-0917-0.

Richmond, Hugh Macrae. Shakespeare’s Tragedies Reviewed: A Spectator’s Role. Studies in Shakespeare 22. Gen. ed. Alan Powers. New York: Peter Lang, 2015. Pp. xiv + 208. $84.95. ISBN 978-1-4331-2919-3.

Rokison-Woodall, Abigail. Shakespeare in the Theatre: Nicholas Hytner. Shakespeare in the Theatre. Series eds. Bridget Escolme, Peter Holland, and Farah Karim-Cooper. London and New York: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare/Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. x + 262. $74.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-4725-8161-7. $24.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-4725-8160-0.

Rutter, Tom. Shakespeare and the Admiral’s Men: Reading Across Repertories on the London Stage, 1594–1600. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. x + 228. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-07743-0.

Schwartz, Regina Maria. Loving Justice, Living Shakespeare. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xii + 148. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-1987-9521-6.

Shakespeare, William. Cymbeline. Ed. Valerie Wayne. Arden Shakespeare Third Series. Gen. eds. Richard Proudfoot, Ann Thompson, David Scott Kastan, and H. R. Woudhuysen. London and New York: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare/Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xxiv + 480. $100.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-904271-29-1. $17.00 paper. ISBN 978-1-904271-30-7.

Shakespeare, William. The Comedy of Errors. Ed. Kent Cartwright. Arden Shakespeare Third Series. Gen. eds. Richard Proudfoot, Ann Thompson, David Scott Kastan, and H.R. Woudhuysen. London and New York: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare/Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xxii + 402. $102.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-9042-7123-9. $13.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-9042-7124-6.

Smuts, R. Malcom, ed. The Oxford Handbook of the Age of Shakespeare. Oxford Handbooks. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xxvi + 822. $150.00. ISBN 978-0-19-966084-1.

Sohmer, Steve. Reading Shakespeare’s Mind. Manchester and New York: Manchester Univ. Press (distributed by Oxford Univ. Press), 2017. Pp. xii + 212. $105.00. ISBN 978-1-5261-1327-6.

Winston, Jessica. Lawyers at Play: Literature, Law, and Politics at the Early Modern Inns of Court, 15581581. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xiv + 274. $95.00. ISBN 978-0-19-876942-2.