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Spring 2018 Books Received

Alfar, Cristina León. Women and Shakespeare’s Cuckoldry Plays: Shifting Narratives of Marital Betrayal. Women and Gender in the Early Modern World. Series eds. Allyson Poska and Abby Zanger. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. Pp. xii + 246. $149.95. ISBN 978-1-4724-7418-6.

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.

Benson, Sean. Heterodox Shakespeare. Madison and Teaneck NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press; Lanham MD and Plymouth UK: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. Pp. x + 164. $85.00. ISBN 978-1-68393-025-9.

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.

Conkie, Rob. Writing Performative Shakespeares: New Forms for Performance Criticism. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. viii + 168. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-07299-2.

Coodin, Sara. Is Shylock Jewish? Citing Scripture and the Moral Agency of Shakespeare’s Jews. Edinburgh Critical Studies in Shakespeare and Philosophy. Series ed. Kevin Curran. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xvi + 258. $105.00. ISBN 978-1-4744-1838-6.

Curran, Kevin, ed. Shakespeare and Judgment. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. x + 240. $120.00. ISBN 978-1-4744-1315-2.

Curran, Kevin. Shakespeare’s Legal Ecologies: Law and Distributed Selfhood. Rethinking the Early Modern. Series eds. Marcus Keller, Ellen McClure, and Feisal Mohamed. Evanston IL: Northwestern Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. x + 182. $99.95 cloth. ISBN 978-0-8101-3517-8. $34.95 paper. ISBN 978-0-8101-3516-1.

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.

Davies, Oliver Ford. Shakespeare’s Fathers and Daughters. London and New York: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare/Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. viii + 216. $88.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-4742-9013-5. $26.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-3500-3846-2.

De Francisci, Enza, and Chris Stamatakis, eds. Shakespeare, Italy, and Transnational Exchange: Early Modern to Present. Routledge Studies in Shakespeare 20. New York and London: Routledge, 2017. Pp. xvi + 312. $149.95. ISBN 978-1-138-66891-1.

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.

Dromgoole, Dominic. Hamlet: Globe to Globe. New York: Grove Press/Grove Atlantic, 2017. Pp. 390. $27.00. ISBN 978-0-8021-2562-0.

Ellinghausen, Laurie, ed. Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare’s English History Plays. Approaches to Teaching World Literature 145. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2017. Pp. x + 254. $40.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-60329-299-3. $24.00 paper. ISBN 978-1-60329-300-6.

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.

Geddes, Louise. Appropriating Shakespeare: A Cultural History of “Pyramus and Thisbe.” Shakespeare and the Stage. Series eds. Peter Kanelos and Matthew Kozusko. Madison and Teaneck NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press; Lanham MD and London: Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. Pp. viii + 146. $85.00. ISBN 978-1-68393-044-0.

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.

Halpern, Richard. Eclipse of Action: Tragedy and Political Economy. Chicago and London: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2017. Pp. viii + 320. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-226-43365-3.

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.

Jonson, Ben. The Alchemist. Ed. R. J. L. Kingsford. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2016 (paper only). Pp. xiv + 136. $26.99 paper. ISBN 978-1-316-61248-4.

Khan, Amir. Shakespeare in Hindsight: Counterfactual Thinking and Shakespearean Tragedy. Edinburgh Critical Studies in Shakespeare and Philosophy. Series ed. Kevin Curran. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xiv + 180. $120.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-4744-0945-2. $29.95 paper. 978-1-4744-2604-6.

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. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in Context: Magic, Madness, and Mayhem. Anthem Perspectives in Literature. London and New York: Anthem Press, 2016 (paper only). Pp. vi + 296. $24.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-78308-555-2.

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.

Lowenthal, David. Shakespeare’s Thought: Unobserved Details and Unsuspected Depths in Thirteen Plays. Lanham MD and London: Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield, 2017. Pp. xviii + 318. $110.00. ISBN 978-1-4985-3748-3.

Lucking, David. Shakespearean Perspectives: Essays on Poetic Negation. FILLM Studies in Languages and Literatures 6. Series ed. Roger D. Sell. Amsterdam and Philadelphia PA: John Benjamins, 2017. Pp. xxii + 194. $143.00. ISBN 978-90-272-0133-1.

Marrapodi, Michele, ed. Shakespeare and the Visual Arts: The Italian Influence. Anglo-Italian Renaissance Studies. Series ed. Michele Marrapodi. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. Pp. xvi + 410. $140.00. ISBN 978-1-4724-8923-4.

McKenzie, William. The Student’s Guide to Shakespeare. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press (distributed by Oxford Univ. Press), 2017. Pp. xiv + 242. $105.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-4744-1351-0. $19.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-4744-1353-4.

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.

Payne, Deborah C., ed. Revisiting Shakespeare’s Lost Play: Cardenio/“Double Falsehood” in the Eighteenth Century. Palgrave Pivot. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. Pp. xii + 140. $54.99. ISBN 978-3-319-46513-5.

Preiss, Richard, and Deanne Williams, eds. Childhood, Education, and the Stage in Early Modern England. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xii + 300. $99.99. ISBN 978-1-107-09418-5.

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.

Ravelhofer, Barbara, ed. James Shirley and Early Modern Theatre: New Critical Perspectives. Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama. Gen. ed. Helen Ostovich. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. Pp. xiv + 236. $140.00. ISBN 978-1-4724-8036-1.

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 Survey 69 (2016) “Shakespeare and Rome.” Ed. Peter Holland. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. xii + 514. $130.00. ISBN 978-1-107-15906-8.

Shakespeare, William. A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Ed. Sukanta Chaudhuri. 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 (paper only). Pp. xviii + 382. $12.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-4081-3349-1.

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.

Sherman, Donovan. Second Death: Theatricalities of the Soul in Shakespeare’s Drama. Edinburgh Critical Studies in Shakespeare and Philosophy. Series ed. Kevin Curran. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2016. Pp. x + 216. $120.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-4744-1145-5. $29.95 paper. ISBN 978-1-4744-2609-1.

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.

Stanivukovic, Goran, ed. Queer Shakespeare: Desire and Sexuality. London and New York: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare/Bloomsbury, 2017. Pp. xiv + 418. $102.00. ISBN 978-1-4742-9524-6.

Stockton, Will. Members of His Body: Shakespeare, Paul, and a Theology of Nonmonogamy. New York: Fordham Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. x + 182. $90.00 cloth. ISBN 978-0-8232-7550-2. $25.00 paper. ISBN 978-0-8232-7551-9.

Suhren, Katrin. Shakespeares Charismatiker: Herrschaftsentwürfe in den Historien und Römerdramen im Blick Max Webers. Anglistische Forschungen 458. Eds. Rüdiger Ahrens, Heinz Antor, and Klaus Stierstorfer. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2016. Pp. 260. €46.00. ISBN 978-3-8253-6731-2.

Taylor, Gary, and Gabriel Egan, eds. The New Oxford Shakespeare: Authorship Companion. The New Oxford Shakespeare. Gen eds. Gary Taylor, John Jowett, Terri Bourus, and Gabriel Egan. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017. Pp. xxxii + 742. $190.00. ISBN 978-0-19-959116-9.

Vella Bonavita, Helen. Illegitimacy and the National Family in Early Modern England. London and New York: Routledge, 2017. Pp. x + 200. $140.00. ISBN 978-1-4094-2031-6.

Wells, Stanley. Shakespeare’s Tragedies: A Very Short Introduction. Very Short Introductions. Series ed. Andrea Keegan. Oxford and New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2017 (paper only). Pp. xiv + 138. $11.95 paper. ISBN 978-0-1987-8529-3.

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.

Yamada, Akihiro. Experiencing Drama in the English Renaissance: Readers and Audiences. Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture 35. New York and London: Routledge, 2017. Pp. xviii + 280. $104.97. ISBN 978-1-138-71913-2.

Yates, Julian. Of Sheep, Oranges, and Yeast: A Multispecies Impression. Posthumanities 40. Series ed. Cary Wolfe. Minneapolis and London: Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2017. Pp. 376. $120.00 cloth. ISBN 978-1-5179-0066-3. $30.00 paper. ISBN 978-1-5179-0067-0.