This Rough Magic

A Peer-Reviewed, Academic, Online Journal
Dedicated to the Teaching of Medieval & Renaissance Literature

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~June 2013~



  1. 'Cheer Up Hamlet!': Using Shakespearean Burlesque to Teach the Bard,”
    By Dr. Kendra Preston Leonard, Independent Scholar
  1. "The Pedagogy of Emotional Response: Feeling Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale," 
    By Dr. James Lambert, American University of Kuwait

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Short Essays: Teaching Non-Traditional Texts

  1. "The Fair Maid of the Exchange:
    Scrutinizing Disability in the Early Modern Literature Classroom"

    By Kelly Neil, University of California - Davis

  2. "The Crusades in a World Literature Survey Course Using Interactive Media: An Overview"
    By Dr. Kisha Tracy, Fitchburg State University

  3. "Teaching Fancies,"
    By Lindsay Yakimyshyn, University of Alberta

Book Reviews

  1. Living with Shakespeare: Essays by Writers, Actors, and Directors, edited by Susannah Carson
    Reviewer: Jacqueline Porte, State University of New York - Stony Brook
  1. ShakesFear and How to Cure It, by Ralph Alan Cohen
    Reviewer: Tom Mistler, State University of New York - Stony Brook

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