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A sample of research publications from members of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Publications from SBT include:

-Shakespeare’s Church: A Parish for the World, ed. by Val Horsler, Martin Gorick and Paul Edmondson. A richly illustrated history in celebration of Holy Trinity Church’s 800th anniversary.

-Reviewing Shakespearian Theatre: The State of the Art, ed. by Paul Edmondson, Paul Prescott, and Peter J. Smith, a special issue of the British Shakespeare Association’s journal Shakespeare (Routledge, October 2010). This is an 80,000 word gathering of a conference hosted and co-presented by SBT with the Universities of Warwick and Nottingham Trent in September 2009. It includes contributions from Michael Billington (The Guardian), Peter Holland (University of Notre Dame), Tracey Irish (the R.S.C.), Farah Karim-Cooper (Shakespeare’s Globe), Laurie Maguire (University of Oxford), and Janet Suzman (actor and director).

Chouhan, Anjna,

- 'Prayers, hymns, processions and other outwardly accompaniments': Performing religion in Shakespeare on the late-Victorian stage', Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film (2012). 

- Lives of Shakespearian Actors: Henry Irving, ed. (Pickering and Chatto, 2012).

- 'Othello', 'Hamlet', 'Troilus and Cressida', 'Julius Caesar', The Shakespeare Book, (Dorling Kindersley, 2015).

 - 'No epilogue I pray you': Audience reception in Shakespearian theatre', 1616 Shakespeare and Tang Xianzu's China (Bloomsbury, 2016)

Edmondson, Paul,

- ‘Elizabethan Narrative Verse: Marlowe and Shakespeare’, in The Cambridge History of English Poetry, ed. by Michael O’Neill (Cambridge University Press).

- ‘The Effect of Shakespeare’s Sonnets’, in Shakespeare’s Sonnets: Loves, Layers, Languages, ed. by Sonja Fielitz (Universitatsverlag Winter).

- (co-authored with Stanley Wells), ‘The Limitations of the First Folio’, in Shakespeare without Boundaries: Essays in Honour of Dieter Mehl, ed by Christa Jansohn, Lena Orlin, and Stanley Wells (University of Delaware Press).

Walton, Nick,

The Wallbook of Shakespeare, co-authored with Christopher Lloyd (What on Earth Books, 2014)

- ‘Shakespeare Societies’ in The Cambridge Guide to the Worlds of Shakespeare, ed. By Bruce Smith (Cambridge University Press, 2016)

- ‘Blockbusters and Popular Stories’ in 1616, Shakespeare and Tang Xianzu’s China (Bloomsbury, 2016)

- ‘The First Folio’ in The Literature Book (Dorling Kindersley, 2016)

- ‘Coriolanus’ / ‘Timon of Athens’/‘Measure for Measure’ / ‘Pericles’ / ‘The Two Noble Kinsmen’ / ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ / ‘Macbeth’ / ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ in The Shakespeare Book (Dorling Kindersley, 2015)

- ‘Glen Byam Shaw’ in The Routledge Companion to Director’s Shakespeare, ed. By John Russell Brown (Routledge, 2010)

- Timon of Athens (Penguin Books, 2005)

- Love’s Labour’s Lost (Penguin Books 2005)

- Multiple reviews of books and theatre productions in Shakespeare Bulletin, Theatre Notebook and Cahiers Élisabéthains.

Wells, Stanley,

- Shakespeare Sex and Love (Oxford University Press).

- ‘Shakespeare’s Sonnets and Sex’, in Shakespeare’s Sonnets: Loves, Layers, Languages, ed. by Sonja Fielitz (Universitatsverlag Winter)

We welcome review copies of books for our blog, where articles are regularly contributed by Paul Edmondson, Stanley Wells and other colleagues from the Trust. We also welcome enquiries from guest-bloggers. 

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