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  • Volume 63 Contents


The Mediation of Poesie: Ophelia's Orphic Song SCOTT A. TRUDELL 46
"This little academe, still and contemplative in living art": Shakespeare, Modernism, and the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto PATRICIA BADIR 77
George Chapman, John Davies of Hereford, William Shakespeare, and A Lover's Complaint HUGH CRAIG 147
Invocation of the Visual Image: Ekphrasis in Lucrece and Beyond CATHERINE BELSEY 175
Love's Rites: Performing Prayer in Shakespeare's Sonnets RHEMA HOKAMA 199
Trophies, Traces, Relics, and Props: The Untimely Objects of Richard III PHILIP SCHWYZER 297
Pageantry, Queens, and Housewives in the Two Texts of The Merry Wives of Windsor ELIZABETH ZEMAN KOLKOVICH 328
A Second Opinion on "Shakespeare and Authorship Studies in the Twenty-First Century" JOHN BURROWS 355
Passion Turned to Prettiness: Rhyme or Reason in Hamlet KATHERINE BOOTLE ATTIE 393 [End Page 611]
Shakespeare's Purchase of New Place ROBERT BEARMAN 465
The Disenchanted Island: A Political History of The Tempest, 1760-1830 DAVID FRANCIS TAYLOR 487
The Anxiety of Auctoritas: Chaucer and The Two Noble Kinsmen MISHA TERAMURA 544


Defying the Stars: Tragic Love as the Struggle for Freedom in Romeo and Juliet PAUL A. KOTTMAN 1
Response to Paul A. Kottman, "Defying the Stars: Tragic Love as the Struggle for Freedom in Romeo and Juliet" JULIA REINHARD LUPTON 39


Henry Condell and His London Relatives DAVID KATHMAN 108

Review Essays

Shakespeare and Queer Theory WILL STOCKTON 224
Shakespeare and the Modern Poet. TEDDY JEFFERSON 236 [End Page 612]

Book Reviews

Jonathan Gil Harris. Untimely Matter in the Time of Shakespeare. JULIAN YATES 116
Paul Hammond. The Strangeness of Tragedy. Paul A. Kottman. Tragic Conditions in Shakespeare: Disinheriting the Globe. TZACHI ZAMIR 122
Kiernan Ryan. Shakespeare's Comedies. IAN FREDERICK MOULTON 124
Dorothea Kehler. Shakespeare's Widows. MARGARET MIKESELL 126
Richard Raatzsch. The Apologetics of Evil: The Case of Iago. PAUL A. KOTTMAN 130
Robert Brustein. The Tainted Muse: Prejudice and Presumption in Shakespeare and His Time. TOM BISHOP 133
Leonard Barkan, Bradin Cormack, and Sean Keilen, eds. The Forms of Renaissance Thought: New Essays in Literature and Culture. GRAHAM HAMMILL 135
Adrian Streete. Protestantism and Drama in Early Modern England. RICHARD C. McCOY 137
Eric J. Griffin. English Renaissance Drama and the Specter of Spain: Ethnopoetics and Empire. BRIAN C. LOCKEY 140
Ayanna Thompson. Passing Strange: Shakespeare, Race, and Contemporary America. VIRGINIA MASON VAUGHAN 244 [End Page 613]
Scott L. Newstok and Ayanna Thompson, eds. Weyward Macbeth: Intersections of Race and Performance. YU JIN KO 246
Jean E. Feerick. Strangers in Blood: Relocating Race in the Renaissance. MARY FLOYD-WILSON 250
Linda Woodbridge. English Revenge Drama: Money, Resistance, Equality. Marguerite A. Tassi. Women and Revenge in Shakespeare: Gender, Genre, and Ethics. CHRISTOPHER CROSBIE 253
Susan Frye. Pens and Needles: Women's Textualities in Early Modern England. REBECCA LAROCHE 256
James W. Stone. Crossing Gender in Shakespeare: Feminist Psychoanalysis and the Difference Within. JAN PURNIS 258
Tom MacFaul. Poetry and Paternity in Renaissance England: Sidney, Spenser, Shakespeare, Donne and Jonson. JUDITH OWENS 261
Alison Findlay. Women in Shakespeare: A Dictionary. LISA HOPKINS 264
Eric Langley. Narcissism and Suicide in Shakespeare and His Contemporaries. HEATHER HIRSCHFELD 265
Bruce Thomas Boehrer. Animal Characters: Nonhuman Beings in Early Modern Literature. REBECCA ANN BACH 270
Rebecca Totaro and Ernest B. Gilman, eds. Representing the Plague in Early Modern England. KIMBERLY ANNE COLES 273 [End Page 614]
Sarah Beckwith. Shakespeare and the Grammar of Forgiveness. MARGRETA DE GRAZIA 276
Edward Pechter. Shakespeare Studies Today: Romanticism Lost. RICHARD V. McCOY 280
Anthony Jackson and Jenny Kidd, eds. Performing Heritage: Research, Practice and Innovation in Museum Theatre and Live Interpretation. Greg Colón Semenza, ed. The English Renaissance in Popular Culture: An Age for All Time. Mark Thornton Burnett and Adrian Streete, eds. Filming and Performing Renaissance History. PASCALE AEBISCHER 283
Irene Dash. Shakespeare and the American Musical. HEATHER S. NATHANS 287
Dennis Kennedy and Yong Li Lan, eds. Shakespeare in Asia: Contemporary Performance. TOM BISHOP 290
David Bevington. Shakespeare and Biography. Graham Holderness. Nine Lives of William Shakespeare. LOIS POTTER...


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