Early Modern Literary Studies

Early Modern Literary Studies (ISSN 1201-2459) is a refereed journal serving as a formal arena for scholarly discussion and as an academic resource for researchers in the area. Articles in EMLS examine English literature, literary culture, and language during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries; responses to published papers are also published as part of a Readers' Forum. Reviews evaluate recent work as well as academic tools of interest to scholars in the field. EMLS is committed to gathering and to maintaining links to the most useful and comprehensive internet resources for Renaissance scholars, including archives, electronic texts, discussion groups, and beyond.

EMLS is published by agreement with, and with the support of, the Humanities Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University.

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Vol 20, No 1 (2018)

Table of Contents


The Shaping of Wit in the Euphuistic Prose of John Lyly PDF
Yuval Kramer
Ovid’s Echo and Narcissus Myth in English Petrarchan Poetry PDF
Anthony Archdeacon
Strange food, paper PDF
Alexandra Halasz
Bengal as Shakespeare’s India and the Stolen Indian Boy: The Historical Dark Matter of A Midsummer Night’s Dream PDF
Imtiaz Habib
The Art of Memory Meets the Art of Government in Hamlet PDF
Katherine Elizabeth Blake
Decapitation, Pregnancy and the Tongue: The Body as Political Metaphor in Measure for Measure PDF
Anna Muenchrath
The Mirror and the Lover’s ‘I’ in Shakespeare’s Sonnets: A Poet’s Individuation Process PDF
Charis Charalampous
Beaumont’s The Knight of the Burning Pestle and the Menace of the Authoring Audience. PDF
Bill Angus
The Church as Intermediary between the Christian and the Divine in George Herbert’s Poetry: ‘God is more there, then thou’ PDF
Christopher de Warrenne Waller
'They would not for a world transgresse the bounds of Civility': The 'Otherness' of Early Modern Female Vices and Virtues Reassessed PDF
Joanna Ludwikowska
John Wilson's Music for Richard Brome's The Northern Lass PDF
Keith Green
'High Delights that Satisfy all Appetites': Thomas Traherne and Gender PDF
Jean E Graham


Digital Resources for Performance History: Online Newspaper Archives and Modern Productions of Gorboduc PDF
Jessica L. Winston

Book Reviews

Simone Chess, Male-to-Female Crossdressing in Early Modern English Literature: Gender, Performance, and Queer Relations (London: Routledge, 2016) PDF
Vanessa Wright
Katherine Eggert, Disknowledge: Literature, Alchemy, and the End of Humanism in Renaissance England (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015) PDF
Tom Rutter

Theatre Reviews

Review of the American Shakespeare Center's productions of Hamlet and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead PDF Image 1 Image 2
Justin B. Hopkins
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Presented by Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre, York, June 28-September 2, 2018 PDF
Lisa Hopkins

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