This Rough Magic

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Dedicated to the Teaching of Medieval & Renaissance Literature

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~December 2012~



  1. "'The Best Paper Assignment Ever!' Teaching Medieval Drama Through Writing,"
    By Dr. Christina M. Fitzgerald, University of Toledo
  1. “Dramatic Prologue and the Early Modern Concept of Genre: Understanding Marlowe’s Tamburlaine the Great in its Critical Context”
    By David Pecan, Nassau Community College
  1. “'Rokkes Blake': Metonymy, Metaphor and Metaphysics in The Franklin’s Tale”
    By Timothy Collins, Buffalo State College

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Short Essays: Teaching Non-Traditional Texts

  1. "The Textual Condition of King Lear and Its Impact on Undergraduate Study of Shakespeare,"
    By Daniel S. Skoglund, Winona State University
  1. "Piracy, Nation, and Identity: Teaching Robert Daborne's A Christian Turned Turk,"
    By Dr. Christopher L. Morrow, Western Illinois University

  2. "Teaching Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum: Aemilia Lanyer and Early Modern Authorship,"
    By Kristiane Stapleton, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Book Reviews

  1. Filming Shakespeare in the Global Marketplace,
    by Mark Thornton Burnett

    Reviewer: Dr. Edward Plough, Delta State University

  2. How to Read a Shakespearean Play Text, by Eugene Giddens
    Reviewer: Dr. Darlene Farabee, University of South Dakota

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