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Snug’s Mallet and Paper Theaters

Barbara Hodgdon, admired colleague and remarkable interpreter of Shakespeare in performance both on stage and on screen, died on March 22, having retired in 2012 from a distinguished career at Drake University and the University of Michigan.  Her scholarly publications include The Shakespeare Trade (1998) and Shakespeare, Performance and the Archive (2016). She edited the Arden3 edition of The Taming...

A Conversation about Shakespeare and Freedom

Both Ewan Fernie and Paul Kottman have recently published books that address the expansive topics of Shakespeare and freedom: Ewan Fernie, Shakespeare for Freedom: Why the Plays Matter (Cambridge University Press, 2017); Paul Kottman, Love as Human Freedom (Stanford University Press, 2017). In addition to each author reviewing the other’s book in our Fall 2017 issue, Fernie and Kottman answered a...