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Georgia Shakespeare 2001 and 2009
Andrew James Hartley

comparable run: about a third of the RSC standard. Their productions will only be star-studded in the most limited local sense; but they tend to be more clearly rooted in their immediate community, and they have a particular freedom which, I think, the RSC generally does not. This chapter notwithstanding, Georgia Shakespeare is generally not playing to the archive. Every RSC Caesar immediately becomes

in Julius Caesar
Caesar at the millennium
Andrew James Hartley

Rehearsal notes (accessed in the production archive of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Stratford-upon-Avon) from 27 May suggest that the wounds on the ghost should be ‘clean, not dripping blood – like an image of Christ’ (4), an idea reiterated on 15 June: ‘skin to be pale blue with clean dry Christ-like stab holes’ (5). I think this loaded terminology was not intended to suggest

in Julius Caesar
Gender and generation in Robert Southwell’s Epistle to his father
Hannah Crawforth

1 Cecil’s remarks are reported by Father Henry Garnett, in a posthumous account of Southwell’s torture and execution written in Italian and addressed to Acquaviva. Dated 7 March 1595, the document is held in the Jesuit archives at Farm Street and quoted in Pierre Janelle, Robert Southwell the writer: a

in Conversions
Women and the work of conversion in early modern England
Claire Canavan and Helen Smith

Darlington Carmelite Convent, County Durham (Lierre archive), L13.7, cited in Nicky Hallett, Lives of spirit: English Carmelite self-writing of the early modern period (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007 ), p. 181. 29 William Palmes, The life of Mrs Dorothy Lawson, of St

in Conversions
Keith P. Luria

. 17 Catherine Marin, Les rôle des missionaires français en Cochinchine au XVII e & XVIII e siècles (Paris: Archives des Missions Étrangères, 1999 ), p. 53. Marin sees this figure as exaggerated and thinks that the number of converts was probably between 25,000 and 30,000 at the end of the century

in Conversions
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Erotic commodification, cross-cultural conversion, and the bed-trick on the English stage, 1580–1630
Daniel Vitkus

Macmillan, 2001 ). The classic discussion of the commodity form under capitalism is set forth at the beginning of Marx’s Capital , in chapters 2 and 3. Capital: a critique of political economy , ed. Friedrich Engels, trans. Samuel Moore and Edward Aveling, 1887,

in Conversions
And other questions about gender, race, and the visibility of Protestant saints
Kathleen Lynch

skin colour – a visible mark of difference – only to register an even stronger scriptural promise of universal membership in the visible church. NOTES 1 Imtiaz Habib, Black lives in the English archives, 1500–1677: imprints of the invisible (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008 ), p

in Conversions
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Eric Klingelhofer

simultaneously, in many authoritative works, bringing to light details of Elizabethan efforts to colonize Ireland and America. 5 These three major contributors to English proto-colonial studies used sources provided by documentary and cartographic archives, but they would also adopt methodologies employed by historical geographers. In Ireland, more recent historical research on the colonial settlements, starting with Nicholas Canny’s Elizabethan Conquest of Ireland , has been supplemented by efforts of historical geographers such as John Andrews and

in Castles and Colonists
Natasha Korda

scholars who bury themselves in archives and defensively lay claim to a quasi-artisanal mystery, a hands-on, haptic form of knowledge overlooked by haughty theorists. Although both of these perspectives have something to contribute to our understanding of the Rose shoe as an artefact of theatrical culture, the divergence between them has occluded investigation of ‘culture on the

in Transnational connections in early modern theatre
The fall of the Earl of Essex and manuscript circulation
Andrew Gordon

Politics: The Political Career of Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, 1585–1597 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999), p. 274 note 33. 4 Undated letter, Devereux Letter Book , f. 22. 5 Letter of 15 Jan 1599, National Archive (NA) SP

in Essex