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Error in Shakespeare: Shakespeare in Error

This book began with a fascination for the sensation when you read or hear Shakespearean dramatic poetry that is so dense and complex it almost passes over you. You haven’t understood it, but it also hasn’t left you entirely blank, either. If you hear it in the theatre you only get one shot, and if…

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Materials for research during Covid-19

A number of organisations have made available materials to facilitate research during the Covid-19 pandemic. We have tried to compile some of these in the list below. Please get in through the Contact Us form, if you would like any links to be added, or to report a broken link. Our list of useful external…

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Shakespeare’s Accents: Voicing Identity in Performance

The focus of my book My book is about voices and how the voicing of Shakespeare on stage has traditionally privileged some accents over others, thereby leading to an alignment of English Shakespeare in performance with the speech of elitism. This alignment, I found, dates as far back as the second half of the seventeenth-century….

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Shakespeare, Spectatorship and the Technologies of Performance

This book investigates the intersection between the production of early modern drama and experimentation with technologies of performance that came to a peak between 2009, when the National Theatre launched its NT Live broadcasts, and 2016, the year that saw an explosion of creativity centred on the quatercentenary celebrations of Shakespeare’s life. In that short…

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Doubtful Readers: online book launch

powered by Crowdcast   Due to the ongoing travel restrictions and disruption caused by Covid-19, a number of book launches and other events of interest to our members have been cancelled or postponed. In what the SRS hopes will become a regular series, we have invited Erin A. McCarthy, author of  Doubtful Readers:  Print, Poetry,…

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Reliquiæ Baxterianæ: online book launch

Due to the ongoing travel restrictions and disruption caused by Covid-19, a number of book launches and other events of interest to our members have been cancelled or postponed. In the first of what the SRS hopes will become a regular series, we have invited members of the editorial team for the Oxford University Press…

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Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Belief and Culture

Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Belief and Culture is a new monograph series addressing topics relating to belief and culture, across a wide period from late antiquity to the seventeenth century. Institutions of belief (e.g., in the Christian world, the papacy, bishoprics, monasteries), have shaped the production and preservation of a very high proportion…

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Secrets of Craft and Nature

The Making and Knowing Project celebrates the publication of Secrets of Craft and Nature in Renaissance France. A Digital Critical Edition and English Translation of BnF Ms. Fr. 640, a remarkable sixteenth-century manuscript held by the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF). The manuscript contains over 900 recipes for making art objects, medical remedies, and materials for…

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The Lost Collection of Charles I Digital Catalogue

Royal Collection Trust launches ‘The Lost Collection of Charles I’ Digital Catalogue http://lostcollection.rct.uk   Following the 2018 exhibition Charles I: King and Collector, a collaboration between Royal Collection Trust and the Royal Academy of Arts, Royal Collection Trust has launched a new database, which attempts to reconstruct the lost collection. The database is hosted on…

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Women’s History Journal

Women’s History, the journal of the Women’s History Network, is seeking submissions of up to 8,000 words. The journal encourages rigorous and fresh examination of any aspect of women’s history from any period. All articles will be subject to peer review and editorial standards. Anyone interested can contact editor@womenshistorynetwork.org or visit: https://womenshistorynetwork.org/womens-history-magazine/

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