Reviewing Information, Books Received for Review, and Forthcoming Reviews
- Reviewing Information | Books Received for Review | Forthcoming Reviews -

Reviewing Information

EMLS invites reviews of recent scholarly works -- critical editions, commentaries, and theoretical, historical, literary, or interdisciplinary criticism which centres on sixteenth- or seventeenth-century English or related literary culture. We also encourage reports of all resources which are relevant to literary studies of the period, including those available exclusively in the electronic medium.Our aim is to publish reviews of a consistently high standard, which are both engaging and critically fair, written by a broad range of people at different stages of their academic careers with varied disciplinary backgrounds.
Requests to Review
Requests to review books listed below, or proposals for reviews of other new titles, together with a brief description of reviewers' academic qualifications, publications or research interests should be sent to James Doelman, the Associate Editor (Reviews) at doelmanj@mcmaster.ca.
Submission of Materials for Review
Materials for review may be sent to the Editor, Lisa Hopkins, at School of Cultural Studies, Sheffield Hallam University, Collegiate Crescent Campus, Sheffield, S10 2BP, U.K. Please note that all unsolicited materials sent to EMLS for the purposes of review must be plainly marked with the word "Donation" on the front of the mailing cover.

Books Received for Review as of May 1999:


Forthcoming Reviews:

  • Aughterson, Kate. The English Renaissance: An Anthology of Sources and Documents. London: Routledge, 1998.
  • Barnes, Elizabeth. States of Sympathy: Seduction and Democracy in the American Novel. New York: Columbia UP, 1997.
  • Bath, Michael. Speaking Pictures: Emblem Books and Renaissance Culture. London: Longman, 1993.
  • Bell, Ilona. Elizabethan Women and the Poetry of Courtship. Cambridge: CUP, 1998.
  • Benedict, Barbara M. Making the Modern Reader: Cultural Mediation in Early Modern Literary Anthologies. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1997.
  • Bishop, T.G. Shakespeare and the Theatre of Wonder. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1996.
  • Burnett, Mark Thornton. Masters and Servants in English Renaissance Drama and Culture: Authority and Obedience. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1997.
  • Burns, Edward. Reading Rochester. Liverpool: Liverpool UP, 1996.
  • Cavendish, William. Dramatic Works by William Cavendish. Oxford: The Malone Society, 1996.
  • Cox, John F. Much Ado About Nothing in Production. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1997.
  • Cressy, David. Birth, Marriage and Death: Ritual, Religion, and the Life-Cycle in Tudor and Stuart England. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1997.
  • Demaray, John G. Shakespeare and the Spectacles of Strangeness: The Tempest and the Transformation of Renaissance Theatrical Forms. Pittsburgh: Duquesne UP, 1998.
  • Doerksen, Daniel. Conforming to the Word: Herbert, Donne and the Naked Truth. Durham: Duke UP, 1998.
  • Farago, Claire, ed. Reframing the Renaissance: Visual Culture in Europe and Latin America. 1450-1650 Yale: Yale UP, 1996.
  • Goldberg, Jonathan. Desiring Women Writing: English Renaissance Examples. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1997.
  • Gregerson, Linda. The Reformation of the Subject: Spenser, Milton, and the English Protestant Epic. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1995.
  • Grell, Ole Peter and Andrew Cunningham. Religio Medici: Medicine and Religion in Seventeenth-Century England. Aldershot: Scolar P, 1996.
  • Hamilton, Donna B. and Richard Strier, eds. Religion, Literature and Politics in Post-Reformation England. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1996.
  • Henke, Robert. Pastoral Transformations: Italian Tragicomedy and Shakespeare's Late Plays. Newark: U of Delaware P, 1997.
  • Hillman, David and Carla Mazzio. The Body in Parts: Fantasies of Corporeality in Early Modern Europe. London and New York: Routledge, 1997.
  • Holland, Peter. English Shakespeares: Shakespeare on the English Stage in the 1990s. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1997.
  • Honan, Park. Shakespeare: A Life. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1998.
  • Kamps, Ivo. Historiography and Ideology in Stuart Drama. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1997.
  • Klein, Lisa M. The Exemplary Sidney and the Elizabethan Sonneteer. Newark: U of Delaware P, 1998. Kronenfeld, Judy. King Lear and the Naked Truth. Durham: Duke UP, 1998.
  • Leslie, Marina. Renaissance Utopias and the Problem of History. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell UP 1999.
  • Lewis, Cynthia. Particular Saints: Shakespeare’s Four Antonios, Their Contexts and Their Plays. Newark: U of Delaware P, 1997.
  • Lim, Walter. The Arts of Empire: The Poetics of Colonialism from Ralegh to Milton. Newark: U of Delaware P, 1998.
  • Linton, Joan Pong. The Romance of the New World: Gender and the Literary Formations of English Colonialism. Cambridge: CUP, 1998.
  • Loveridge, Mark. A History of Augustan Fable. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1998.
  • Loxley, James. Royalism and Poetry in the English Civil Wars. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1997.
  • Marotti, Arthur. Manuscript, Print and the English Renaissance Lyric. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1995.
  • Marrapodi, Michele. The Italian World of English Renaissance Drama. Newark: U of Delaware P, 1998.
  • Meagher, John C. Shakespeare’s Shakespeare: How the Plays were Made. New York: Continuum Books, 1997.
  • Mikalachki, Jodi. The Legacy of Boadicea: Gender and Nation in Early Modern England. London: Routledge, 1998.
  • Moore, Lisa M. Dangerous Intimacies: Toward a Sapphic History of the British Novel. Durham: Duke UP, 1997.
  • Murray, Jacqueline, and Konrad Eisenbichler. Desire and Discipline: Sex and Sexuality in the Premodern West. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1996.
  • Pacheco, Anita. Early Women Writers: 1600-1720. Harlow: Longman, 1998.
  • Parfenov, Alexandr, and Joseph G. Price, eds. Russian Essays on Shakespeare and His Contemporaries. Newark: U of Delaware P, 1998.
  • Parker, Douglas, ed. A Proper Dyaloge betwene a Gentillman and an Husbandman. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1996.
  • Pask, Kevin. The Emergence of the English Author: Scripting the Life of the Poet in Early Modern England. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1996.
  • Perry, Curtis. The Making of Jacobean Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1997.
  • Platt, Peter G. Reason Diminished: Shakespeare and the Marvelous. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 1997.
  • Raymond, Joad. The Invention of the Newspaper: English Newsbooks 1641-1649. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1996.
  • Riddell, James A. and Stanley Stewart. Jonson's Spenser: Evidence and Historical Criticism. Pittsburgh: Duquesne UP, 1995.
  • Rubik, Margarete. Early Women Dramatists 1550-1800. Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1998.
  • Shuger, Debora Kuller. Habits of Thought in the English Renaissance. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1997.
  • Stewart, Alan. Close Readers: Humanism and Sodomy in Early Modern England. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1997.
  • Summers, Claude J. and Ted-Larry Pebworth. Representing Women in Renaissance England. Columbia: U of Missouri P, 1997.
  • Tebeaux, Elizabeth. The Emergence of a Tradition: Technical Writing in the English Renaissance, 1475-1640. Amityville, N.Y.: Baywood, 1997.
  • Tromly, Fred B. Playing with Desire: Christopher Marlowe and the Art of Tantalization. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1998.
  • Vendler, Helen. The Art of Shakespeare’s Sonnets. New Haven: Harvard UP, 1996.
  • Walker, Greg. Persuasive Fictions: Faction, Faith, and Political Culture in the Reign of Henry VIII. Aldershot: Scolar P, 1996.
  • Walker, Greg. The Politics of Performance in Early Renaissance Drama. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1998.
  • Walker, Julia M. Dissing Elizabeth: Negative Representations of Gloriana. Durham: Duke UP, 1998.
  • Walker, Julia M. Medusa’s Mirrors: Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton, and the Metamorphosis of the Female Self. Newark: U of Delaware P, 1998.
  • Williams, Gordon. Shakespeare, Sex and the Print Revolution. Atlantic Highlands: Athlone P, 1996.
  • Wiseman, Susan. Drama and Politics in the English Civil War. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1998.

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