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Samuel Arkin recently received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Irvine, where he completed the dissertation “‘To Sing Our Bondage Freely’: Scenes of Consent in Shakespeare.”

Linda Austern is Associate Professor of Musicology and faculty affiliate in Comparative Literary Studies at Northwestern University. Her main area of research is sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English music in relation to other fields of intellectual and cultural production. Recent and forthcoming publications include Psalms in the Early Modern World (coedited with Kari McBride and David Orvis), the chapter “Music in the Jacobean Theatre” in Thomas Middleton in Context, the chapter “Women, Gender and Music” in the Ashgate Research Companion to Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe, and “‘Lo Here I Burn’: Musical Figurations and Fantasies of Male Desire in Early Modern England” in Eros and Euterpe: Eroticism in Early Modern Music.

Robert Bearman was Head of Archives and Local Studies at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust in Stratford-upon-Avon until 2007 and was elected an Honorary Fellow at his retirement. He has published articles in Shakespeare Quarterly, Shakespeare Survey, and Midland History on Shakespeare biography.

David Bevington is the Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Humanities, University of Chicago. He has edited The Complete Works of Shakespeare (7th ed., 2013), the Oxford Henry IV, Part 1 (1987), the Cambridge Antony and Cleopatra (1990), and the Arden3 Troilus and Cressida (1998). He is one of the three senior editors of the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson (2012). Selected recent publications include How to Read a Shakespeare Play (2006); This Wide and Universal Theater: Shakespeare in Performance, Then and Now (2007); Shakespeare’s Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth (2008); Shakespeare and Biography (2010); and Murder Most Foul: Hamlet through the Ages (2011).

Douglas Bruster is Mody C. Boatright Regents Professor in American and English Literature at the University of Texas. His research seeks to place Shakespeare within the market of representations of his day. [End Page 392]

Paul Cefalu is Professor of English at Lafayette College. He is the author of Moral Identity in Early Modern English Literature (2004); Revisionist Shakespeare: Transitional Ideologies in Texts and Contexts (2004); and Early Modern English Literature and Contemporary Theory: Sublime Objects of Theology (2007). His essays have appeared in journals such as PMLA, ELH, Milton Studies, and Studies in Philology, and he is currently completing a book titled The Mind and Body of God: Divine Accommodation and Anthropomorphism in Early Modern English Culture.

Alison A. Chapman is Associate Professor of English Renaissance Literature at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has explored questions of time and temporality in articles published in Renaissance Quarterly, the Journal for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and SEL: Studies in English Literature 1500–1900 and in her recent book, Patrons and Patron Saints in Early Modern English Literature (2012).

Lori Anne Ferrell is Professor of Early Modern Literature and History and Chair of English at Claremont Graduate University’s School of Arts and Humanities. Her most recent book is The Bible and the People (2008).

Daniel Juan Gil is associate professor of English at Texas Christian University. He is the author of Before Intimacy: Asocial Sexuality in Early Modern England and, most recently, Shakespeare’s Anti-Politics: Sovereign Power and the Life of the Flesh. He is currently working on a project that examines the future of the body in seventeenth-century religious verse.

David Hillman is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge. He is the author of Shakespeare’s Entrails: Belief, Scepticism and the Interior of the Body (Palgrave Shakespeare Studies, 2007) and of chapters on Freud and Shakespeare for the volume Marx and Freud in Continuum’s Great Shakespeareans series (2013). He is currently writing a monograph on greetings and partings in Shakespeare and coediting the Cambridge Companion to the Body in Literature.

Edward Pechter’s Shakespeare Studies Today: Romanticism Lost came out in 2011; “Character Criticism, the Cognitive Turn, and the Problem of Shakespeare Studies” is forthcoming in Shakespeare Studies 42. He is Adjunct Professor of English at the University of Victoria (British Columbia) and...


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