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Ambiguous Antidotes: Virtue as Vaccine for Vice in Early Modern Spain
Ambiguous Antidotes: Virtue as Vaccine for Vice in Early Modern Spain
By Hilaire Kallendorf

In Ambiguous Antidotes, Hilaire Kallendorf explores the receptions of Virtues in the realm of moral philosophy and the artistic production it influenced during the Spanish Gold Age.

Available Dec 2017
Unruly Women: Performance, Penitence, and Punishment in Early Modern Spain
Unruly Women: Performance, Penitence, and Punishment in Early Modern Spain
By Margaret E. Boyle

In the first in-depth study of the interconnected relationships among public theatre, custodial institutions, and women in early modern Spain, Margaret E. Boyle explores the contradictory practices of rehabilitation enacted by women both on and off stage.

Published Dec 2015
Metropolitan Tragedy: Genre, Justice, and the City in Early Modern England
Metropolitan Tragedy: Genre, Justice, and the City in Early Modern England
By Marissa Greenberg

Breaking new ground in the study of tragedy, early modern theatre, and literary London, Metropolitan Tragedy demonstrates that early modern tragedy emerged from the juncture of radical changes in London’s urban fabric and the city’s judicial procedures.

Published Apr 2015
Taking Exception to the Law: Materializing Injustice in Early Modern English Literature
Taking Exception to the Law: Materializing Injustice in Early Modern English Literature
Edited by Donald Beecher, Travis DeCook, Andrew Wallace, and Grant Williams

Taking Exception to the Law explores how a range of early modern English writings responded to injustices perpetrated by legal procedures, discourses, and institutions.

Published Jan 2015
Befriending the Commedia dell'Arte of Flaminio Scala: The Comic Scenarios
Befriending the Commedia dell'Arte of Flaminio Scala: The Comic Scenarios
By Natalie Crohn Schmitt

Schmitt demonstrates that the commedia dell’arte relied as much on craftsmanship as on improvisation and that Scala’s scenarios are a treasure trove of social commentary on early modern daily life in Italy.

Published Oct 2014
OuterSpeares: Shakespeare, Intermedia, and the Limits of Adaptation
OuterSpeares: Shakespeare, Intermedia, and the Limits of Adaptation
Edited by Daniel Fischlin

OuterSpeares is the first book to examine the full spectrum of past and present adaptations, and one that offers a unique perspective on the transcultural and transdisciplinary aspects of Shakespeare in the contemporary world.

Published Oct 2014
Marlowe's Counterfeit Profession: Ovid, Spenser, Counter-Nationhood
Marlowe's Counterfeit Profession: Ovid, Spenser, Counter-Nationhood
By Patrick Cheney

Cheney argues that Marlowe organizes his canon around an "Ovidian" career model, or cursus, which turns from amatory poetry to tragedy to epic. The first comprehensive reading of the Marlowe canon in over a generation.

Published Oct 2011
Ecclesiastical London
Ecclesiastical London
By Mary Erler

This extensively researched volume is an important addition to the REED series and will be fascinating to those interested in the history of London and of the theatre in general.

Published Mar 2008
'Bring furth the pagants': Essays in Early English Drama presented to Alexandra F. Johnston
'Bring furth the pagants': Essays in Early English Drama presented to Alexandra F. Johnston
David Klausner, Karen S. Marsalek

Written to honour the distinguished work and career of Alexandra F. Johnston, 'Bring furth the pagants' brings together original essays in early English drama by colleagues and students of the founder and director of the Records of Early English Drama Project.

Published Feb 2007
REED in Review: Essays in Celebration of the First Twenty-Five Years
REED in Review: Essays in Celebration of the First Twenty-Five Years
Edited by Audrey Douglas and Sally-Beth Maclean

Thirteen essays amplifying the content of selected conference papers, and a fourteenth submitted at the editors' invitation, make up REED in Review.

Published Aug 2006