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(p. xi) Notes On Contributors

(p. xi) Notes On Contributors

Joel Altman

is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of The Tudor Play of Mind: Rhetorical Inquiry and the Development of Elizabethan Drama (California, 1978) and The Improbability of Othello: Rhetorical Anthropology and Shakespearean Selfhood (Chicago, 2010).

Gina Bloom

is Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Davis. She is the author of Voice in Motion: Staging Gender, Shaping Sound in Early Modern England (Penn, 2007) and has published essays in various journals, including Renaissance Drama, Theatre Survey, English Literary Renaissance, and Shakespeare Studies.

Anston Bosman

is Associate Professor of English at Amherst College. The author of ‘Shakespeare and Globalization’ in The New Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare (Cambridge, 2010), he is completing a book on transnational theatre in the early modern Germanic world and has just published a collaborative project on ‘Intertheatricality’ with Gina Bloom and William N. West.

Ann Baynes Coiro

is Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University. Author of Robert Herrick's Hesperides and the Epigram Book Tradition (Johns Hopkins, 1988), co-editor of Rethinking Historicism from Shakespeare to Milton (Cambridge, 2012) and the forthcoming Milton in the Long Restoration, she has published widely on Milton's poetry, seventeenth-century court culture, and the interplay of early modern theatre and poetry.

Mary Thomas Crane

is the Thomas F. Rattigan Professor in the English Department at Boston College. She is the author of Framing Authority: Sayings, Self, and Society in Sixteenth-Century England (Princeton, 1993) and Shakespeare's Brain: Reading with Cognitive Theory (Princeton, 2000).

Stephen Guy-Bray

is Professor of English at the University of British Columbia. He is the author of three monographs, most recently Against Reproduction: Where Renaissance Texts Come From (Toronto, 2009). Forthcoming are a co-edited collection of essays on Thomas Nashe, a book chapter on Donne and Marvell, and an article on Milton.

(p. xii) Jonathan Gil Harris,

Professor of English at George Washington University, is the author of five books on the drama and culture of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. His current book project, The First Firangis: How to Become Authentically Indian, will be published by Aleph Books in 2014.

Robert Henke

is Professor of Drama and Comparative Literature at Washington University. He is the author of Pastoral Transformations: Italian Tragicomedy and Shakespeare's Late Plays (Delaware, 1997) and Performance and Literature in the Commedia dell’Arte (Cambridge, 2002). In St Louis, he is involved with the Catholic Worker movement and works as a resident scholar for Prison Performing Arts.

Blair Hoxby

, Associate Professor of English, Stanford University, is the author of Mammon's Music: Literature and Economics in the Age of Milton (Yale, 2002). He is at work on two monographs, What Is Tragedy? and Reading for the Passions.

Paul A. Kottman

is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the New School for Social Research. He is the author of A Politics of the Scene (Stanford, 2008), Tragic Conditions in Shakespeare (Johns Hopkins, 2009), and the editor of Philosophers on Shakespeare (Stanford, 2009). He is also the editor of a forthcoming book series from Stanford University Press, entitled Square One: First Order Questions in the Humanities.

Erika T. Lin

is Associate Professor of English at George Mason University. She is the author of Shakespeare and the Materiality of Performance (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), as well as of essays in Theatre Journal, New Theatre Quarterly, and various edited collections. She is currently writing a book on seasonal festivities and commercial theatre.

Jeremy Lopez

is Associate Professor of English at the University of Toronto. His work on the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries includes Theatrical Convention and Audience Response in Early Modern Drama (Cambridge, 2003) and a monograph, forthcoming from Cambridge, on the history of the ‘non-Shakespearean’ early modern dramatic canon.

Julia Reinhard Lupton

is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine. Her most recent books are Thinking with Shakespeare: Essays on Politics and Life (Chicago, 2011) and Citizen-Saints: Shakespeare and Political Theology (Chicago, 2005). She is writing a book entitled Shakespeare Dwelling: Habitation, Hospitality, and Design.

Ellen MacKay

is Associate Professor of English at Indiana University. She is the author of Persecution, Plague and Fire: Fugitive Histories of the Stage in Early Modern England (Chicago, 2011). She is currently at work on two projects: one on sea spectacles and the epistemology of theatre illustration, and another on the early modern sub-rational.

Scott Maisano

is Associate Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. His publications focus on Shakespearean Romance and the Scientific Revolution, Renaissance Humanism, and Posthumanist Theory. He is working on two books: Shakespeare's Revolution: The Scientific Romances and, with coauthor Holly Dugan, The Famous Ape: Shakespeare and Primatology.

Madhavi Menon

is Professor of Literature at American University. She is the author of Wanton Words: Rhetoric and Sexuality in English Renaissance Drama (Toronto, 2004), (p. xiii) Unhistorical Shakespeare: Queer Theory in Shakespearean Literature and Film (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), and editor of Shakesqueer: A Queer Companion to The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Duke, 2011).

Paul Menzer

is Associate Professor at Mary Baldwin College, where he is Director of the MLitt/MFA Shakespeare and Performance programme. His most recent book is The Hamlets: Cues, Q's, and Remembered Texts (Delaware, 2009). His most recent play is Invisible, Inc., which premiered in Austin, Texas in 2013.

Simon Palfrey

is Professor of English Literature at Oxford University. He is a founding editor of the series Shakespeare Now! His books include Late Shakespeare (Oxford, 1997), Doing Shakespeare (Arden, 2005; revised edn. 2011), Shakespeare in Parts (Oxford, 2007, with Tiffany Stern), and Connell Guide to Romeo and Juliet (Connell, 2012). Shakespeare's Possible Worlds is forthcoming with Cambridge.

Richard Preiss

is Associate Professor of English at the University of Utah, where he teaches Renaissance Drama and the history of theatre, especially traditions of comedy and clowning.

Bruce R. Smith

is Dean's Professor of English at the University of Southern California. A former president of the Shakespeare Association of America, he is the author of seven books on Shakespeare and early modern culture, including Homosexual Desire in Shakespeare's England (Chicago, 1991), The Acoustic World of Early Modern England (Chicago, 1999), Shakespeare and Masculinity (Oxford, 2000), The Key of Green (Chicago, 2009), and Phenomenal Shakespeare (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010).

Evelyn Tribble

is Professor and Donald Collie Chair of English at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. She is the author of Margins and Marginality: The Printed Page in Early Modern England (Virginia, 1993), Writing Material: Readings from Plato to the Digital Age (with Anne Trubek, Longman, 2003), Cognitive Ecologies and the History of Remembering (with Nicholas Keene, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), and Cognition in the Globe: Attention and Memory in Shakespeare's Theatre (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)

Scott A. Trudell

is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Maryland, College Park. He has published articles in Shakespeare Quarterly and Studies in Philology and is currently working on a book about song culture, media theory, and literary form in early modern England.

Henry S. Turner

is Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. He is the author of The English Renaissance Stage: Geometry, Poetics, and the Practical Spatial Arts, 1580–1630 (Oxford, 2006), Shakespeare's Double Helix (Continuum, 2008), and editor of The Culture of Capital: Property, Cities, and Knowledge in Early Modern England (Routledge, 2002).

Laura Weigert

is Associate Professor of Art History at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. She is the author of Weaving Sacred Stories: Narratives of Saints and the Performance of Clerical Identity (Cornell, 2004) and of Images in Action: The Theatricality of Late Medieval French Art (Cambridge, forthcoming). Her articles have appeared in Art History, The Oxford Art Journal, Gesta, Studies in Iconography, The Art Bulletin, Art Journal, EMF: Studies in Early Modern France, and in numerous collections of essays.

(p. xiv) William N. West

is Associate Professor of English, Classics, and Comparative Literary Studies at Northwestern University and co-editor of Renaissance Drama. He is the author of Theatres and Encyclopedias in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge, 2002) and co-editor of Robert Weimann's Author's Pen and Actor's Voice: Writing and Playing in Shakespeare's Theatre (Cambridge, 2000) and his Rematerializing Shakespeare: Authority and Representation on the Early Modern Stage (Palgrave, 2005).

Phil Withington

is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Sheffield. His most recent book is Society in Early Modern England: The Vernacular Origins of Some Powerful Ideas (Polity, 2010). Current projects include a social history of the Renaissance and the history of early modern intoxicants.

Michael Witmore

is Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library. He is the author of Shakespearean Metaphysics (Continuum, 2008), Pretty Creatures: Children and Fiction in the English Renaissance (Cornell, 2007), Culture of Accidents: Unexpected Knowledges in Early Modern England (Stanford 2001), and co-editor of Childhood and Children's Books in Early Modern Europe, 1550–1800 (Routledge, 2006).

Susanne L. Wofford,

Dean of the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University and Professor of English, is author of The Choice of Achilles (Stanford, 1992) and editor of Hamlet: Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism (St. Martin's, 1994), among other works. Her essay ‘Foreign Emotions’ appeared in Theatre Crossing Borders: Transnational and Transcultural Exchange in Early Modern Drama (Ashgate, 2008).

Peter Womack

is Professor of Literature and Drama at the University of East Anglia. His books include Ben Jonson (Blackwell, 1986), English Renaissance Drama (Blackwell, 2006), and Dialogue (Routledge, 2011).