Early Theatre Issue 16.2

Early Theatre 16.2 (2013) will be available in print and online to subscribers in December. The contents include articles and notes on medieval, tudor, and later early modern drama, and the announcement of our three prizes for best essays in vols 14 and 15. Our Issues in Review section is a particularly lively discussion of Tudor drama by five high-achieving scholars.

—Helen Ostovich

Announcement of Essay Prize Winners for volumes 14 and 15.


Procula’s Civic Body and Pilate’s Masculinity Crisis in the York Cycle’s ‘Christ Before Pilate 1: The Dream of Pilate’s Wife’
      Kimberly Fonzo

Aural Space, Sonorous Presence, and the Performance of Christian Community in the Chester Shepherds’ Play
      Andrew J. Albin

Advertising Status and Legitimacy: or, Why Did Henry VIII’s Queens and Children Patronize Travelling Performers?
      James H. Forse

Theatre and/as Witchcraft: A Reading of The Late Lancashire Witches (1634)
      Charlotte A. Coffin

‘Wanton Females of All Sorts’: Spectatorship in The Antipodes
      Nova Myhill


‘For now hath time made me his numbering clock’: Shakespeare’s Jacquemarts
      Wendy Beth Hyman

Cupid’s Grand Polititian (1657)
      David McInnis

Issues in review

New Approaches to Earlier Tudor Drama

      Contributing Editor: Erin E. Kelly

Introduction: Why Attend to Earlier Tudor Drama
      Erin E. Kelly

John Rastell’s London Stage: Reconstructing Repertory and Collaborative Practice
      Maura Giles-Watson

Ecocritical Heywood and The Play of the Weather
      Jennifer L. Ailles

New Contexts for Early Tudor Plays: William Briton, an Early Reader of Gorboduc
      Laura Estill

‘To see the Playes of Theatre newe wrought’: Electronic Editions and Early Tudor Drama
      Brett D. Hirsch

(see Early Theatre‘s website for more information)

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