Modern English Literature (16th - 18th Centuries)

Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews

‘Publication’, ‘Abridgement’, ‘Quartos’, and ‘Length of Playtexts’ in The Stanford Global Shakespeare Encyclopedia, ed. Patricia Parker (Stanford: Stanford University Press), forthcoming.

‘The Almeda Plot Strand and the Text of Christopher Marlowe’s Tamburlaine the Great, Part Two’, Notes and Queries, forthcoming. 

George Oppitz-Trotman, Stages of Loss: The English Comedians and Their Reception (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020), in: Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen, 259.2 (2022), forthcoming

‘A Newly Discovered Copy of the Fifth Quarto of Hamlet (1637), with a Performance Record of Hamlet in 1664’, Notes and Queries, 67.2 (2020), 243-44.

Bel-vedére (1600) and the Dates of Thomas Combe’s Theater of Fine Devices and Dunstan Gale’s Pyramus and Thisbe’, with Devani Singh, Notes and Queries, 66.3 (2019), 467-69.

‘Talking Digital’, The Shakespeare Newletter, 67.2 (spring/summer 2018), 93-94.

Gary Taylor, John Jowett, Terri Bourus, and Gabriel Egan, gen. eds, The New Oxford Shakespeare: The Complete Works: Modern Critical Edition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016); Gary Taylor, John Jowett, Terri Bourus, and Gabriel Egan, gen. eds., Critical Reference Edition, 2 vols. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017); Gary Taylor and Gabriel Egan, eds., Authorship Companion (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017), in Shakespeare, 14.3 (2018), 291-96.

David McInnis and Matthew Steggle, eds., Lost Plays in Shakespeare’s England (Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), and Peter Kirwan, Shakespeare and the Idea of the Apocrypha: Negotiating the Boundaries of the Dramatic Canon (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015) in Shakespeare Jahrbuch, 153 (2017), 245-47.

‘“I have forgot why I did call thee back”: Editing Romeo and Juliet’s Leave-Taking in the Balcony Scene’, Notes & Queries, 62 (2015), 93-95.

Terri Bourus, Young Shakespeare’s Young Hamlet: Print, Piracy, and Performance (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) in: Around the Globe, 60 (summer 2015), 54.

David Bevington, Martin Butler and Ian Donaldson, gen. eds., The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson (Cambridge, 2012), and David L. Gants, gen. ed., The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson Online (Cambridge, 2014) in Shakespeare Jahrbuch, 151 (2015), 241-45.

Marta Straznicky, ed. Shakespeare’s Stationers: Studies in Cultural Bibliography (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013) in Modern Philology, 112 (2014), pp. E175-E178.

‘Literary Shakespeare Revisited’, Around the Globe, 55 (2013), pp. 46-47.

Michael Alexander, Reading Shakespeare (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) in: Around the Globe (2013), 54 (2013), 48.

Gabriel Egan, The Struggle for Shakespeare’s Text: Twentieth-Century Editorial Theory and Practice (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010) in: Around the Globe, 48 (summer 2011), 43.

Lene B. Petersen, Shakespeare’s Errant Texts: Textual Form and Linguistic Style in Shakesperean ‘Bad’ Quartos and Co-authored Plays (Cambridge, 2010) in: The Times Literary Supplement, February 18, 2011, 7.

Hugh Craig and Arthur F. Kinney, eds., Shakespeare, Computers, and the Mystery of Authorship (Cambridge, 2009), in: The Times Literary Supplement, June 4, 2010, 11.

Tiffany Stern, Documents of Performance in Early Modern England (Cambridge, 2009) in: Around the Globe, 46 (2010), 46-47.

Gary Taylor and John Lavagnino, eds., Thomas Middleton: The Collected Works (Oxford 2007), and Gary Taylor and John Lavagnino, eds. Thomas Middleton and Early Modern Textual Culture: A Companion to the Collected Works (Oxford 2007), in: Shakespeare Jahrbuch, 146 (2010), 225-28.

Margaret Jane Kidnie, Shakespeare and the Problem of Adaptation (London, 2009), in: English Studies, 91 (2010), 225-26.

Sonia Massai, Shakespeare and the Rise of the Editor (Cambridge, 2007), Simon Palfrey and Tiffany Stern, Shakespeare in Parts (Oxford, 2007), and John Jowett, Shakespeare and Text (Oxford, 2007), in Shakespeare Jahrbuch, 145 (2009), 249-54.

Anthony B. Dawson and Gretchen E. Minton, eds., Timon of Athens, The Arden Shakespeare (London, 2008) in: Around the Globe, 41 (2008), 51-52.

‘Double Time in Othello’, Around the Globe, 36 (2007), 2-3.

Andrew Murphy, A Concise Companion to Shakespeare and the Text (Oxford, 2007) in: Around the Globe (Summer 2008), 46.

Marta Straznicky (ed.), The Book of the Play: Playwrights, Stationers, and Readers in Early Modern England (Amherst and Boston, 2006), in: Shakespeare Quarterly, 58 (2007), 546-48.

Ann Thompson and Neil Taylor (eds.), Hamlet, The Arden Shakespeare (London, 2006); Ann Thompson and Neil Taylor (eds.), Hamlet: The Texts of 1603 and 1623 (London, 2006); and Norbert Greiner and Wolfgang G. Müller (eds.), Hamlet (Tübingen, 2005), in: Shakespeare Jahrbuch, 143 (2007), 233-37.

Thomas Kullmann, William Shakespeare: Eine Einführung (Berlin, 2005), in: Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen, 158 (2006), 423-25.

Ton Hoenselaars (ed.), Shakespeare and the Language of Translation, The Arden Shakespeare, Shakespeare and Language (London, 2004); Rui Carvalho Homem and Ton Hoenselaars (eds.), Translating Shakespeare for the Twenty-First Century, Studies in Literature (Amsterdam, 2004); and A. Luis Pujante and Ton Hoenselaars (eds.), Four Hundred Years of Shakespeare in Europe (Newark, 2003), in: Shakespeare Jahrbuch, 142 (2006), 245-49.

Julie Hankey (ed.), Othello, 2nd ed., Shakespeare in Production (Cambridge, 2005) and Scott McMillin (ed.), The First Quarto of Othello, The New Cambridge Shakespeare: The Early Quartos (Cambridge, 2005), in Around the Globe, 32 (2006), 38-39.

Anne Lancashire, London Civic Theatre: City Drama and Pageantry from Roman Times to 1558 (Cambridge, 2002), in Shakespeare Studies, 33 (2005), 285-88.

Brian Woolland (ed.), Jonsonians: Living Traditions (Aldershot, 2003), in: Modern Language Review, 100 (2005), 480-81.

Linda Anderson and Janis Lull (eds.), “A Certain Text”: Close Reading and Textual Studies on Shakespeare and Others in Honor of Thomas Clayton (Newark, 2002), in: Shakespeare Quarterly, 55 (2004), 335-37.

David Finkelstein and Alistair McCleery (eds.), The Book History Reader (London, 2003), in: Anglia, 122 (2004), 526-27.

Joseph Loewenstein, The Author’s Due: Printing and the Prehistory of Copyright (Chicago, 2002), and Joseph Loewenstein, Ben Jonson and Possessive Authorship (Cambridge, 2002), in: English Studies, 85 (2004), 274-76.

Andrew Murphy, Shakespeare in Print: A History and Chronology of Shakespeare Publishing (Cambridge, 2003), in: Around the Globe, 27 (2004), 42.

'For the Stage and the Page', Around the Globe, 26 (2004), 36-37.

Ann Thompson and Gordon McMullan (eds.), In Arden: Editing Shakespeare, (London, 2003), in: Cahiers Elisabéthains, 63 (April 2003), 127-31.

Douglas A. Brooks, From Playhouse to Printing House: Drama and Authorship in Early Modern England (Cambridge, 2000), in: Modern Language Review, 97 (2002), 385-86.

Ina Schabert, ed., Shakespeare-Handbuch (Stuttgart, 2000), in: Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen, 154 (2002), 152-55.

The First Quarto of King Henry V, ed. Andrew Gurr, The New Cambridge Shakespeare: The Early Quartos (Cambridge, 2000), in: Cahiers Elisabéthains, 59 (April 2001), 141-44.

Various entries for The Oxford Companion to English Literature, ed. Margaret Drabble, 6th edition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000).

Thomas Kyd, The Spanish Tragedie, with anonymous, The First Part of Jeronimo, ed. Emma Smith (Harmondsworth, 1998), in: English Studies, 81 (2000), 157-58.

King Edward III, ed. Giorgio Melchiori, New Cambridge Shakespeare (Cambridge, 1998), and Shakespeare's 'Edward III': An Early Play Restored to the Canon, ed. Eric Sams (New Haven and London, 1996), in: Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen, 151 (1999), 426-28.

'W. E. Burton's Dramatic Works of Thomas Kyd of 1848', Notes & Queries, 242 [n.s. 44] (1997), 485-87.