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.

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Vol 19, No 1 (2016)

Table of Contents


Thomas Nashe and William Cotton: Parallel Letters, Parallel Lives PDF
Katherine Duncan-Jones
Giddy Lies the Head that Wears the Crown: Apoplexy and Political Spectacle in 2 Henry IV PDF
Pauline Ellen Reid
Why Redistribute? The Jacobean Union Issue and King Lear PDF
Marie O'Connor
'The art of known and feeling sorrows': Rethinking Capitalist Transition, and the Performance of Class Politics, in Shakespeare’s King Lear PDF
Chris J Fitter
Heywood, Shakespeare and the Mystery of Troye PDF
Douglas Arrell
The ‘Doubling’ Life of John Florio: Revaluating his Influence on Shakespeare’s Style PDF
Joe Falocco
Silence, Speech and Gender in Webster's The White Devil: A Presentist Palestinian Perspective PDF
Bilal Tawfiq Hamamra
Manifesting the Soul in Andrew Marvell's 'On a Drop of Dew' PDF
Ben Faber

Book Reviews

Brian Cummings and Freya Sierhus, eds, Passions and Subjectivity in Early Modern Culture (Farnham: Ashgate, 2013) PDF
Sabina Amanbayeva
Mark Hailwood, Alehouses and Good Fellowship in Early Modern England (Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Boydell Press, 2014). PDF
Steven Earnshaw
John S. Garrison, Friendship and Queer Theory in the Renaissance (New York: Routledge, 2014) PDF
Jamie M. Jones
Lisa Walters, Margaret Cavendish: Gender, Science and Politics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014) PDF
Holly Faith Nelson
Heidi Brayman Hackel and Ian Frederick Moulton, eds, Teaching Early Modern English Literature from the Archives (New York: MLA, 2015) PDF
Joseph Navitsky
R. Chris Hassel, Jr, Shakespeare’s Religious Language: A Dictionary (London: Bloomsbury, 2015) PDF
Chris Ivic
Hannah Crawforth, Sarah Dustagheer and Jennifer Young, eds, Shakespeare in London (London: Bloomsbury, 2014) PDF
Philip Major

Theatre Reviews

Much Ado About Nothing, Pericles, Antony and Cleopatra, and Head over Heels, presented by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, February-November 2015 PDF
Geoff Ridden
Cymbeline, a film directed by Michael Almereyda (2014) PDF
Justin B. Hopkins
Macbeth, presented by the Berkeley Repertory Company at the Berkeley Repertory Theater, Berkeley, California, February 19-April 10, 2016 PDF
Adrienne L. Eastwood
Juliet & Romeo (Julia & Romeo), a ballet presented by The Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm, 24 March and 9 April 2016 PDF
Anna Swardh
Cymbeline, presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, 2016 PDF
Lisa Hopkins
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, presented by Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London, 2016 PDF
Lisa Hopkins

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