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The Year’s Contribution To Shakespeare Studies

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  24 August 2022

Emma Smith
University of Oxford
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Shakespeare Survey 75
, pp. 361 - 398
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

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Works Reviewed

Acker, Faith D., First Readers of Shakespeare’s Sonnets, 1590–1790 (New York and London, 2021)Google Scholar
Barnes, Todd Landon, Shakespearean Charity and the Perils of Redemptive Performance (Cambridge, 2020)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Craik, Katharine, ed., Shakespeare and Emotion (Cambridge, 2020)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Edmondson, Paul, and Wells, Stanley, eds., All the Sonnets of Shakespeare (Cambridge, 2020)Google Scholar
Gilchrist, Kim, Staging Britain’s Past: Pre-Roman Britain in Early Modern Drama (London and New York, 2021)Google Scholar
Ivic, Christopher, The Subject of Britain, 1603–25 (Manchester, 2020)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Knecht, Ross, The Grammar Rules of Affection: Passion and Pedagogy in Sidney, Shakespeare and Jonson (Toronto, Buffalo, London, 2021)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
McInnis, David, Shakespeare and Lost Plays (Cambridge, 2021)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Razzall, Lucy, Boxes and Books in Early Modern England: Materiality, Metaphor, Containment (Cambridge, 2021)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Thompson, Ayanna ed., The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Race (Cambridge, 2021)CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Works Reviewed

Note: As well as books issued in 2021, this review takes into account books that appeared in 2020, and – in some cases – work published earlier but not available in paperback until then.

Aebischer, Pascale, Shakespeare, Spectatorship and the Technologies of Performance (Cambridge, 2020)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Viral Shakespeare (Cambridge, 2021)Google Scholar
Bickley, Pamela, and Stevens, Jenny, Studying Shakespeare Adaptation (London, 2021)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Buccola, Regina, Haunting History on Stage: Shakespeare in the USA and Canada (Cambridge, 2019)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Carson, Christie, Robert Lepage’s Intercultural Encounters (Cambridge, 2021)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Cook, Amy, Shakespearean Futures: Casting the Bodies of Tomorrow on Shakespeare’s Stages Today (Cambridge, 2020)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Escolme, Bridget, Shakespeare and Costume in Practice (London, 2021)Google Scholar
Ferguson, Alisa Grant, The Shakespeare Hut: A Story of Memory, Performance and Identity, 1916–1923 (London, 2018)Google Scholar
Hanratty, Conor, Shakespeare in the Theatre: Yukio Ninagawa (London, 2020)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Heijes, Coen, Shakespeare, Blackface and Race: Different Perspectives (Cambridge, 2020)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Miller, Gemma, Childhood in Contemporary Performance of Shakespeare (London, 2020)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Munro, Lucy, Shakespeare in the Theatre: The King’s Men (London, 2020)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
O’Neill, Stephen, ed., Broadcast Your Shakespeare: Continuity and Change across Media (London, 2018)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Owens, Rebekah, Studying Shakespeare on Film (Liverpool, 2021)Google Scholar
Sen, Sudhaseel, Shakespeare in the World: Cross-cultural Adaptation in Europe and Colonial India, 1850–1900 (London, 2021)Google Scholar
Shaughnessy, Robert, About Shakespeare: Bodies, Space and Time (Cambridge, 2020)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Trivedi, Poonam, and Chakravarti, Paromita, eds., Shakespeare and Indian Cinemas: Local Habitations (London and Abingdon, 2019)Google Scholar
Trivedi, Poonam, Chakravarti, Paromita and Motohashi, Ted, eds., Asian Interventions in Global Shakespeare: ‘All the World’s His Stage’ (London and Abingdon, 2021)Google Scholar
Wiles, David, The Players’ Advice to Hamlet: The Rhetorical Acting Method from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment (Cambridge, 2020)CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Works Reviewed

Acker, Faith, First Readers of Shakespeare’s Sonnets, 1590–1790 (New York, 2020)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Bourne, Claire M. L., ed., Shakespeare / Text: Contemporary Readings in Textual Studies, Editing and Performance (London, 2021)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Erne, Lukas, ed., The Arden Research Handbook of Shakespeare and Textual Studies (London, 2021)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Erne, Lukas, and Singh, Devani, eds., Bel-vedére or the Garden of the Muses: An Early Modern Printed Commonplace Book (Cambridge, 2020).Google Scholar
Knowles, Richard, ed., A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare’s King Lear (New York, 2020)Google Scholar
Lesser, Zachary, Ghosts, Holes, Rips, and Scrapes: Shakespeare in 1619, Bibliography in the Longue Durée (Cambridge, 2021)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Murphy, Andrew, Shakespeare in Print: A History and Chronology of Shakespeare Publishing, 2nd ed. (Cambridge, 2021)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Proudfoot, Richard, Thompson, Ann, Kastan, David Scott and Woudhuysen, H. R., eds., William Shakespeare: Complete Works (London, 2020)Google Scholar
Yarn, Molly G., Shakespeare’s Lady Editors: A History of the Shakespearean Text (Cambridge, 2021)CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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