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BriefNotices Gail Kern Paster, Katherine Rowe, and Mary Floyd-Wilson, eds. Reading the Early Modern Passions: Essays in the Cultural History ofEmotion. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press,2004. Pp. vi + 384. $59.95 casebound; $24.95 paperbound. Following an introduction by the editors (1-20), this volume contains essays categorized in three parts. Part 1,"Early Modern Scripts"includes Richard Strier, "Against the Rule of Reason: Praise of Passion from Petrarch to Luther to Shakespeare to Herbert" (23-42); Michael Schoenfeldt, "'Commotion Strange': Passion in Paradise Lost" (43-67); Zirka Z. Filipczak,"Poses and Passions : Mona Lisa's 'Closely Folded' Hands" (68-88); John Staines,"Compassion in the Public Sphere ofMilton and King Charles" (89-110). Part 2,"Historical Phenomenology," includes Gail Kern Paster, "Melancholy Cats, Lugged Bears, and Early Modern Cosmology: Reading Shakespeare's Psychological Materialism Across the Species Barrier" (113-29); Mary Floyd-Wilson,"English Mettle" (130-46); Bruce Smith, "Hearing Green" (147-68); Katherine Rowe, "Humoral Knowledge and Liberal Cognition in Davenant's Macbeth" (169-91); Gary Tomlinson,"Five Pictures of Pathos" (192-214). Part 3,"Disciplinary Boundaries ," includes Victoria Kahn,"The Passions and the Interests in Early Modern Europe: The Case ofGuarini's IlPastorfido" (217-39); Douglas Trevor,"Sadness in The Faerie Queen" (240-52); Jane Tylus,"'ParAccident': The Public Work of Early Modern Theater" (253-71); TimothyHampton,"StrangeAlteration: Physiology and Psychology from Galen to Rabelais" (272-94).Thevolume concludes with notes (295-358), a list of contributors (359-62), and an index (363-82). Susan Kattwinkel, ed. Elizabethan Performance in North American Spaces. Theatre Symposium Series.Vol. 12. Tuscaloosa: University ofAlabama Press, 2004. Pp. 151. $22.50 paperbound. Following an introduction by the editor (5-7), this volume contains essays categorized in three parts. Part !,"Elizabethan Theatres and Performance : Historical Interpretation and Adaptation,"includes Richard H. Palmer, "America Goes Bare: Ben Greet and the Elizabethan Revival" (8-19); Aaron Anderson,"The Spacesbetween Nowand Then: Historiographyofthe Bodyand 343 344Comparative Drama Stage-Centered Studies ofCombat on the Shakespearean Stage" (20-32); David Carlyon, "Hannibal Hamlet: Mark Twain, Dan Rice, and Huckleberry Finn" (33-47). Part 2, "Elizabethan Theatres and Performance: Contemporary Interpretation and Adaptation," includes Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr., "Are You Shakespearienced?: Rock Music and Contemporary American Production of Shakespeare"(48-64); Sarah Ferguson and Annie Smith,"TheFalstaffProject: Redescribing a World" (65-74). Part 3,"Elizabethan Theatres in Reconstruction : Interpretation, Adaptation, and Use," includes Susan S. Cole and Richard L. Hay, "The De-evolution of a Tradition: The Elizabethan Theatre at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival" (75-85); Johanna Schmitz, "Location as a Monumentalizing Factor at Original and Reconstructed Shakespearean Theatres" (86-97); Franklin K. Hildy, "Why Elizabethan Spaces?" (98-120); Vanessa Schormann, "Shakespeare's Globe Theatre: Where History Meets Innovation" (121-36); Franklin J. Hildy and Vanessa Schormann, "Symposium Response" (137-48). The volume concludes with brief contributor biographies (149-51). Marvin Spevack, ed. Julius Caesar. Updated ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. xvi + 209. $50.00 casebound; $12.00 paperbound. This volume begins with a list of illustrations (viii-ix), acknowledgments (x), and abbreviations and conventions (xi-xvi). The primary text includes an introduction by the editor (1-75) and Julius Caesar(76-171). The volume concludes with textual analysis (172-77), an appendix: "Excerpts from Plutarch" (178-207), and a reading list (208-9). Juliet Perkins, trans. A Critical Study and Translation ofAntonio José Da Silva's Cretan Labyrinth. Lewiston, N.Y.: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2004. Pp. viii + 410. $129.95. This volume begins with a List of Illustrations (i-ii), a Preface (iii-vi), and Acknowledgments (vii-viii).The primary text includes an introduction by the editor (1-132) and Creían Labyrinth: Text and Translation (133-388). The volume concludes with textual variants in the 1744 edition (389-90), notes to the translation (391-98), a bibliography (399-406), and an index to the introduction (407-10). Barbara I. Gusick and Edelgard E. DuBruck,eds.NewApproaches to European Theater ofthe MiddleAges:An Ontology. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2004. Pp. xv + 298. $72.95. Following a preface by the editors (vii-xiv), this volume contains essays categorized in three parts. Part 1,"Behold and See! Theatrical Strategies,"includes Graham A. Runnalls...


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