CfP: Shakespeare studies collection from Palgrave Communications
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Call for Papers
Shakespeare: explorations over time and across disciplines
This year marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death in Stratford-upon-Avon. To commemorate this landmark, Palgrave Communications is publishing a series of articles exploring developments and fresh perspectives in Shakespearean criticism, historical and textual research, and drama studies.
Intentionally multidisciplinary in scope, contributions are invited from a broad range of scholarly perspectives including—but not limited to—research in the following fields: language and literature, history, performance and theatre studies.
Proposals for research and review papers are invited. Article proposals and general enquires should be sent to the Managing Editor.
Manuscripts submission deadline: December 2016
All submissions are subject to assessment by the Editorial Board and in accordance with journal's standard double-blind peer review process.
“In shape and mind transformed”? Televised teaching and learning Shakespeare
Sarah Olive (University of York, UK)
Reality television has been increasingly harnessed by TV broadcasters to turn Shakespeare in teaching and education settings into entertainment. Focusing on three recent such programmes, this study demonstrates their fit with the reality genre and argues they might usefully be understood as part of a reality television sub-genre of ‘Shmake-over’.
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