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Shakespeare Quarterly’s New Publishing Partnership

By: Folger Staff

Shakespeare Quarterly has some exciting news to share. On January 1, 2019, Oxford University Press (OUP) will become the journal’s new publisher. Below is an excerpt from the official press release: “Oxford University Press is the perfect partner for Shakespeare Quarterly,” said Michael Witmore, Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library. “Their

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A Conversation about Shakespeare and Freedom

By: Ewan Fernie Paul Kottman

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

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WTF, Shakespeare

By: Kathryn Vomero Santos

When his career appeared to have bottomed out in 2009, comedian Marc Maron turned in desperation to the medium of podcasting and created WTF with Marc Maron, a show that has become a worldwide cultural phenomenon with over six million downloads per month. Over the course of eight years and

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In Memoriam: Barbara A. Mowat

By: Folger Staff

Barbara Adams Mowat (1934–2017) Dr. Barbara Mowat, our friend and colleague, coeditor of the Folger Shakespeare Library editions, consulting editor at Shakespeare Quarterly, former director of research at the Folger Shakespeare Library, former editor of Shakespeare Quarterly, and former chair of the Folger Institute, passed away on November 24, 2017. She was

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