CFP: Digital Shakespeares (Special Issue)

Digital Shakespeares: Innovations, Interventions, Mediations A Special Issue of The Shakespearean International Yearbook Edited by Hugh Craig and Brett D. Hirsch

If data is “the next big idea in language, history and the arts”, as Patricia Cohen has suggested, where are we now in Shakespeare studies? Are we being “digital” yet?

The guest editors . . . → Read More: CFP: Digital Shakespeares (Special Issue)

Marlowe Bibliography Online (MBO)

New Resource

The Marlowe Bibliography Online (http://marlowebibliography.org) is an initiative of the Marlowe Society of America and the University of Melbourne. Its purpose is to facilitate scholarship on the works of Christopher Marlowe by providing a searchable annotated bibliography of relevant publications.

Items for inclusion can be entered in the form available from the MBO homepage (or . . . → Read More: Marlowe Bibliography Online (MBO)

Just released! Kate Flaherty’s, Ours As We Play It: Australia Plays Shakespeare

Kate Flaherty, Ours As We Play It: Australia Plays Shakespeare (UWA Publishing, 2011).

Ours As We Play It is the first monograph to draw together a wealth of primary resources from theatre archives and rehearsal rooms, including images, reviews, and interviews with practitioners, to begin to compose a picture of Shakespeare’s plays as they . . . → Read More: Just released! Kate Flaherty’s, Ours As We Play It: Australia Plays Shakespeare

ANZSA-related publications: Hilary Elfick’s An Ordinary Storm

Hilary Elfick’s An Ordinary Storm — a meditation on The Tempest set in Polynesia, performed at the 2008 ANZSA conference in Dunedin — has recently (2010) been published by the University of Otago and now also appears in a UK edition, as follows:

An Ordinary Storm, available from Hilary (hilary.elfick@gmail.com) or from The Humanities . . . → Read More: ANZSA-related publications: Hilary Elfick’s An Ordinary Storm

The King and I, by Philippa Kelly

ANZSA members may also be interested in Philippa Kelly’s book, THE KING AND I, which came out in Australia early in the year and is a meditation on Australian culture through the prism of King Lear. It is with the SHAKESPEARE NOW! series – continuum press, general editors Simon Palfrey (Oxford) and Ewan Fernie . . . → Read More: The King and I, by Philippa Kelly

Just released: Louise Noble’s Medicinal Cannibalism in Early Modern English Literature and Culture

Medicinal Cannibalism in Early Modern English Literature and Culture examines an important moment in the long history of the medical use and abuse of the human body. In early modern Protestant England, the fragmented corpse was processed, circulated, and ingested as a valuable drug in a medical economy underpinned by a brutal judicial . . . → Read More: Just released: Louise Noble’s Medicinal Cannibalism in Early Modern English Literature and Culture

ERA journal assessment open for consultation

The ARC has opened its ERA 2012 website for scholars to register on and submit comments about the journal rankings.

Individuals must log into the ARC’s specified website and submit feedback in the stipulated format on the ARC’s webform.

A fact sheet is provided at this link.

The . . . → Read More: ERA journal assessment open for consultation

CFP: Emotions in the Medieval and Early Modern World

Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions University of Western Australia Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group Conference Emotions in the Medieval and Early Modern World 8-11 June, 2011. The University of Western Australia, Perth. This conference will explore the subject of emotions in . . . → Read More: CFP: Emotions in the Medieval and Early Modern World

Book announcement: Australia Dances, including reference to dance works based on Shakespeare plays

News & Resources

Got an Australian address? Need EEBO?

Did you know that anyone with an Australian postal address is eligible for a National Library of Australia borrowing card, which provides remote access to eResources including Early English Books Online? Go to http://www.nla.gov.au/getalibrarycard to register for a card, and you could be accessing online resources . . . → Read More: News & Resources

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