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  • Contributors

John H. Astington is Professor of English and Drama and currently Director of the Graduate Centre for Study of Drama at the University of Toronto.

James C. Bulman, Professor of English at Allegheny College, is editing 2 Henry IV for the Arden3 Shakespeare. His anthology on cross-gender casting in contemporary performance, Shakespeare Re-Dressed, is forthcoming from Associated University Presses.

Mark Thornton Burnett is Professor of Renaissance Studies at Queen’s University, Belfast. He is the author of Masters and Servants in English Renaissance Drama and Culture: Authority and Obedience (1997), Constructing “Monsters” in Shakespearean Drama and Early Modern Culture (2002), and Filming Shakespeare in the Global Marketplace (2007); he is also the editor or coeditor of numerous other works.

Barbara Correll, Associate Professor of English at Cornell University, is the author of The End of Conduct: “Grobianus” and the Renaissance Text of the Subject (1996).

John D. Cox, the DuMez Professor of English at Hope College, is the author of several books concerning Shakespeare, including the forthcoming Seeming Knowledge: Shakespeare and Skeptical Faith.

Katharine A. Craik, Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at Oxford Brookes University, is the author of Reading Sensations in Early Modern England (2007) and the editor of Jane Collier’s eighteenth-century satire An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting (2006).

Janette Dillon is Professor of Drama at the University of Nottingham and author, most recently, of The Cambridge Introduction to Early English Theatre (2006). She is currently working on sites of performance in medieval and early modern England.

Michael Dobson is Professor of Shakespeare Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London; his publications include The Making of the National Poet (1992), The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (with Stanley Wells, 2001), England’s Elizabeth (with Nicola J. Watson, 2002), and Performing Shakespeare’s Tragedies Today (2006).

Russell Jackson was chair of the international jury for the 2006 Gdańsk Shakespeare Festival.

Heather James is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California.

M. Lindsay Kaplan, Associate Professor of English at Georgetown University, edited the Bedford “The Merchant of Venice”: Texts and Contexts. She is currently writing a book on the intersection of race and gender in medieval and early modern English representations of Jews.

Zachary Lesser is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of Renaissance Drama and the Politics of Publication: Readings in the English Book Trade (2004), which won the Elizabeth Dietz Award for the best book of the year in Early Modern Studies.

Nina Levine, Associate Professor of English at the University of South Carolina, is the author of Women’s Matters: Politics, Gender, and Nation in Shakespeare’s Early History Plays (1998).

Barbara D. Palmer, retired Professor of English at the University of Mary Washington, is author of The Early Art of the West Riding of Yorkshire (1990) and a series of articles on early modern drama; she is currently editing the Records of Early English Drama volumes for the West Riding and Derbyshire.

Elizabeth Spiller, Associate Professor of English at Texas Christian University, is the author of Science, Reading, and Renaissance Literature: The Art of Making Knowledge, 1580–1670 (2004); she is currently completing a book on race and early modern romance.

Virginia Mason Vaughan is Chair of the English Department at Clark University; she is coeditor of the Arden3 Tempest (1999) and the author of Performing Blackness on English Stages, 1500–1800 (2005).

Ramona Wray teaches in the School of English at Queen’s University, Belfast. Her most recent books are Women Writers of the Seventeenth Century (2004), Reconceiving the Renaissance: A Critical Reader (2005), and Screening Shakespeare in the Twenty-First Century (2006).



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