The list below represents the contents of Hardy Cook's extensive collection of
Shakespearean and related material. It is updated by EMLS and made available by kind
permission of the SHAKSPER-L
Files Available on the SHAKSPER Fileserver (Updated December 7, 1998).
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- LISTSERV COMMANDS A list of the most common
commands for using LISTSERV.
- SHAKSPER MEMBERS Current list of all SHAKSPER
members and their electronic addresses.
- SHAKSPER FILES A descriptive listing of the SHAKSPER
Fileserver's contents (this file).
- SHAKSPER ANNOUNCE An introduction to the
SHAKSPER Conference, and instructions on becoming a member. [Please share this file with
any who might be interested in joining SHAKSPER.]
- INTERNET SITES A list of Shakespeare-related
sites on the Internet.
- SEARCH FUNCTION Instructions for searching the
- DIRECTRY INSTITUT A directory of
Shakespearean institutes, organizations, journals, and libraries. [Additions and updates
- RIVERSID ERRORS A listing of errors in the
Electronic Text Corporation WordCruncher Riverside Shakespeare compiled by Ken Steele.
- SPINOFF BIBLIO A bibliography of poems, novels,
plays, and films inspired by Shakespeare's life and works. [Additions and corrections
- CHARACTR BIBLIO A bibliography of works in
which Shakespeare figures as a character. [Additions and corrections welcome.]
- MONSTERP SPINOFF A Sesame Street
"Monsterpiece Theatre" version of Hamlet with Mel Gibson.
- ETHICAL TREATISS A List of Pre-eminent
Ethical Treatises of the 16th Century in conjectural order of importance. Compiled by Ben
Schneider, Lawrence University, August 1994.
- Bains, Yashdip. "Loose Ends and Inconsistencies in the First Quarto of
Shakespeare's Hamlet?" Hamlet Studies 18 (1996): 94-104. (LOOSE ENDS)
- Cacicedo, Al. "Private Parts" Preliminary notes for an essay on gender
identity in Shakespeare. (PRIVATE PARTS)
- Conlon, Joe. "Would You Believe . . . 'Sergeant Shakespeare'?" (SERGEANT SHAKSPER)
- Cook, Hardy M. "Jane Howell's BBC First Tetralogy: Theatrical and Televisual
Manipulation." Literature/Film Quarterly. 20 (1992): 326-331. (HOWELL BBC)
- ---. "The Politics of an Academic Discussion Group." A paper presented to the
"The Politics of the Electronic Text" seminar of the 1997 SAA conference in
Washington, D.C. (SAA1997 SHAKSPER)
- ---. Review of Janet Adelman's Suffocating Mothers: Fantasies of Maternal Origins in
Shakespeare's Plays, HAMLET to THE TEMPEST (New York and London: Routledge,
1992). Shakespeare Newsletter
(42.2, Summer 1992, 29-30). (MOTHERS REVIEW)
- ---. Review of The World Shakespeare Bibliography on CD-ROM." Appeared in Shakespeare
Newsletter (46.2, Summer 1996, 33-34) with some minor revisions. (WSBCD REVIEW)
- ---. "A Shakespearean in the Electronic Study." A paper presented to the
computing approaches seminar of the 1990 SAA conference in Philadelphia. (ELECTRON STUDY)
- ---. "'Take your choice of those that best can ayde your action": Editing and
the Electronic Text," a paper presented at the "The Electronic Text as a Tool in
Research and Teaching," paper session of the 1998 SAA Annual Meeting in Cleveland,
Ohio. (EDITING E_TEXTS)
- ---. "Two Lears for Television: An Exploration of Televisual
Strategies." Literature/Film Quarterly. 14 (1986):
179-186. Reprinted in Bulman and Coursen Shakespeare and Television: An Anthology of
Essays and Reviews, 122-129. (TWOLEARS FOR_TV)
- ---. "Valuing the Material Text: A Plea for a Change in Policy Concerning Selection
of Reference Texts for Future New Variorum Shakespeare Editions, with Examples from the
1609 Quarto of SHAKE-SPEARES SONNETS." A
paper presented to the "Shakespeare's Sonnets: Mapping Uncertainty" seminar of
the 1994 SAA conference in Albuquerque. (MATERIAL TEXT)
- ---. "Reformatting Hamlet: Creating a Q1 Hamlet for
Television." A paper presented to the "Reformatting the Bard" seminar of
the 1996 Sixth World Shakespeare Congress in Los Angeles. Published in The Shakespeare
Yearbook 8 (1997): 370-382. (REFORMAT HAMLET)
- Culwell, Lori M. "The Role of the Clown in Shakespeare's Theatre" (ROLE CLOWN)
- Evett, David. "Remembering Death: Deathbed Scenes in Shakespeare's Plays and the
Visual Tradition." Seminar Paper for Shakespeare and the Graphic Arts. 1994 Annual
Meeting of SAA. (DEATHBED SCENES)
- Godshalk, William Leigh. "Twelfth Night: All or Nothing? What You Will,
It's All One -- Or Is It?" (12NIGHT ALLONOTH)
- Green, Douglas E. "New-Minted Shakespeare: Old Currency in a New Classroom
Economy." 1993 SAA seminar paper. (CLASSRM
- Hill, Harry. "The Mixture of 'High' and 'Low' Culture in Hamlet I,i: A
Close Reading." This paper was delivered at Popular Culture Association Meeting in
Syracuse, NY, on November 2nd 1995. (HIGH_LOW
- Horton, Thomas B. (Thesis Abstract) A stylometric analysis of Shakespeare and Fletcher.
- Lancashire, Ian. "The Public Domain Shakespeare." Paper presented at 1992 MLA
Session on Electronic Archives. (LANCSHIR PD
- Lakowski, Ramuald I. "The Misogyny of Richard III in More's History of King
Richard III and Shakespeare's King Richard the Third." (MORESHAK RICHARD3)
- Lamonico, Michael. "Teaching Shakespeare with a Computer" and "Seek Me
Out By Computation." (COMPUTER TEACHING)
- Leslie, Robert W. "Shakespeare's Italian Dream: Cinquecento Sources for A
Midsummer Night's Dream." (ITALIAN DREAM)
- Loughlin, Thomas W. "Shakespeare by Mail: An Experience in Distance Learning Using
Electronic Mail." (LEARNING BY_EMAIL)
- McKenzie, Stanley D. "The Prudence and Kinship of Prince Hal and John of Lancaster
in 2 Henry IV." (PRUDENCE KINSHIP)
- Matsuba, Stephen. "`The Cunning Pattern of Excelling Nature': Literary Computing
and Shakespeare's Sonnets." A paper presented at the ALLC/ICCH conference, "The
Dynamic Text," Toronto Canada, June 1989. (COMPUTER
- Richman, David. "The King Lear Quarto in Rehearsal and Performance"
This essay an April, 1985, production and was published in Shakespeare Quarterly
Autumn, 1986. (Q1LEAR PERFORM)
- Schneider, Ben Ross. "Granville's Jew of Venice (1701): A Close Reading of
Shakespeare's Merchant." (GRANVILL JEW_OF_V)
- ---. Shakespeare's Morality (a work in progress in five chapters).
Chapter One: "Shakespeare was a Stoic" (MORAL.SHAKES-1);
Chapter Two: "Shylock Is Us" (MORAL.SHAKES-2);
Chapter Three: "King Lear and the Culture of Justice" (MORAL.SHAKES-3);
Chapter Four: "Henry IV, 1 & 2: The Education of a Prince" (MORAL.SHAKES-4);
Chapter Five: "Hal Imitates The Sun" (MORAL.SHAKES-5)
- Shand, G.B. Skip. "Queen of the First Quarto." Performance-oriented study of
the Queen in the first Quarto Hamlet.
Abstract: SHAND ABSTRACT; Paper: HAMLETQ1 QUEEN
- Steele, Kenneth B. "Vowing, Swearing, and Superpraising of Parts: Petrarch and
Pyramus in the Woods of Athens." Paper delivered at the 14th Annual Patristic,
Medieval and Renaissance Conference, Villanova, Pennsylvania, September 1989. (PETRARCH PYRAMUS)
- ---. "`This Falls Out Better Than I Could Devise': Play-bound Playwrights and the
Nature of Shakespearean Comedy." An expanded version of a paper contributed to the
ludic elements seminar at the 1990 SAA Conference in Philadelphia. (SURROGAT PLAYWRIT)
- ---. "'Leaden Contemplation': Ambiguous Evidence of Revision in Q1 Love's Labour's
Lost." Textual study of passages of duplication in Q1 LLL.
Abstract: STEELE ABSTRACT; Paper: LLL-Q1 REVISION
- ---. "`The Letter was not Nice but Full of Charge': Towards an Electronic Facsimile
of Shakespeare." A paper presented at the ALLC/ICCH conference, "The Dynamic
Text," Toronto Canada, June 1989. (DYNAMIC
- ---. "`Look What Thy Memory Cannot Contain': The Shakespeare Electronic Text
Archive." _Shakespeare Bulletin_ 7:5 (September/ October 1989): 25-8. (WCRUNCHR SHAKSPER)
- Strickland, Ron. "Teaching Shakespeare Against the Grain." A shorter version
appeared in Teaching Shakespeare Today: Practical Approaches and Productive Strategies.
Eds. James Davis and Ronald Salomone. Urbana: National Council of Teachers of English,
1993. (AGAINST THEGRAIN)
- Urkowitz, Stephen. "'Do me the kindnes to looke vpon this' and 'Heere, read, read':
An Invitation to the Pleasures of Textual/ Sexual Di(Per)versity." Paper presented to
the 1991 SAA in Vancouver. (URKOWITZ RJ-MWW)
- Waller, Gary. "Teaching the Late Plays as Family Romance." (FAMILY ROMANCE)
- Wylie, Jessica. Faires and Gods": A Socio-Religious Context for King Lear."
- Horton, G. L. "Review of the American Repertory Theatre's Tempest"
for AisleSay. (AM_REP.TEMPEST)
- Kamen, Jack M. Review of John Gross's Shylock (SHYLOCK REVIEW)
- SONNETS 1609Q: A transcription of the 1609
Quarto of Shakespeare's Sonnets, contributed to the public domain by Hardy M.
Cook. Untagged Version.
- SONNETS TAG1609Q: A fully tagged text of the
1609 Quarto of Shakespeare's Sonnets, contributed to the public domain by Hardy
M. Cook. Tagged Version.
- HENRY8 FOLIO1: A thoroughly tagged text of the
1623 First Folio text of Shakespeare's Henry VIII, contributed to the public
domain by Thomas B. Horton.
- CORNMARK ERRORS: Text of Thomas Hull's
(1728-1808) adaptation of Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors entered from Cornmarket
Press's 1971 facsimile, contributed to the public domain by Thomas B. Horton.
- CIBBER R3: Text of Colly Cibber's Richard III
transcribed by Thomas Dale Keever.
- FUNERAL ELEGY: W[illiam] S[hakespeare], "A
Funeral Elegy for Master William Peter," (London: G.Eld for T.Thorpe, 1612).
Normalized text, ed. Donald Foster.
- FORD ELEGIES Ford, John. "Fame's
Memorial," "John Ford in commendation of his very good friend the Author,"
"On the Best of English Poets, Ben Jonson," and "A memorial offered to that
man of virtue, Sir Thomas Overbury." Transcribed by Patrick Gillespie.
- WIVES SCRIPT An adaptation of Merry Wives of
Windsor by David Richman, prepared for the ARTSREACH program of the University of New
Hampshire's Department of Theatre and Dance.
- DOCTOR DODYPOLL A transcription of The
Wisdome of Dr. Dodypoll
made by Patrick Gillespie.
These files contains an Electronic Workbook record of the work of "Shakespeare and
the Languages of Performance" -- an NEH Seminar that met at the Folger Shakespeare
Library from September 1992 through May 1993.
"Teaching Shakespeare Through Performance"
These files are the product of the 1995-96 NEH/Folger Institute on Teaching Shakespeare
CAHIERS INDEX Subject Index to the first twenty
years of Cahiers Élisabéthains, volumes 1 to 40 (1972-1991). The index was
compiled by Angela R. Maguin and prepared for electronic distribution on SHAKSPER by Luc
The membership files of SHAKSPER contain the names, email addresses, and self-composed
brief biographies of subscribers--past and present--to the list. On the listserver these
are organized into 74 discreet files organized chronologically. iEMLS has
compiled an A-Z listing of these biographies which is available from our main SHAKSPER archive page..
All conference transmissions are automatically logged by LISTSERV in rather
mechanically-named weekly notebooks. iEMLS has compiled yearly logs which are
available from our main SHAKSPER archive page.
© 1996, R.G. Siemens (Editor,