Full Bibliography


Abate, Corinne, Privacy, Domesticity, and Women in Early Modern England. (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003).

Archer, John Michael, Sovereignty and Intelligence: Spying and Court Culture in the English Renaissance. (Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1993).

Dickinson, Janet, Court Politics and the Earl of Essex, 1589–1601 (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012).

Dobson, Michael and Stanley Wells, eds. The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001).

Cooper, Helen, Shakespeare and the Medieval World (London: Bloomsbury, 2010).

Elmer, Peter, Witchcraft, Witch-Hunting, and Politics in Early Modern England (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016).

Findlay, Alison, Women in Shakespeare: A Dictionary (London and New York: Continuum, 2010).

Hooks, Adam G., Selling Shakespeare: Biography, Bibliography, and the Book Trade. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016).

Happé, Peter, English Drama Before Shakespeare (London and New York: Longman, 1999).

Harrison, G. B., England in Shakespeare’s Day (London and New York: Routledge, 2005).

Hayward, Maria, Rich Apparel: Clothing and the Law in Henry VIII’s England (Farnham: Ashgate, 2010).

Howard, Jean, Theatre of a City: The Places of London Comedy, 1598-1642 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007).

Hunt, Alice, The Drama of Coronation: Medieval Ceremony in Early Modern England (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008).

Jones, Ann Rosalind and  Peter Stallybrass, Renaissance Clothing and the Materials of Memory (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000).

King, P.M., The York Mystery Cycle and the Worship of the City, (Suffolk: D.S.Brewer, 2006).

MacGregor, Neil, A History of the World in 100 Objects (London: Allen Lane, 2010).

McDonald, Russ, The Bedford Companion to Shakespeare: An Introduction with Documents (Boston, New York: Bedford/St Martin’s, 2001).

McInnes, David and Matthew Steggle, eds. Lost Plays in Shakespeare’s England (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

Morse, R., H. Cooper, and P. Holland, Medieval Shakespeare: Pasts and Presents (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013).

Mullaney, Steven, The Place of the Stage: License, Play, and Power in Renaissance England (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1988).

Nisse, Ruth, Defining Acts: Drama and the Politics of Interpretation in Late Medieval England (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2005).

Orgel, Stephen, Impersonations: the Performance of Gender in Shakespeare’s England (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996).

Pollard, Tanya, Shakespeare’s Theatre: A Sourcebook (Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2004).

Richardson, C. and Johnston, J., Medieval Drama (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 1991).

Shapiro, James, Shakespeare and the Jews (New York: Columbia University Press, 1996).

Shapiro, James, 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare (London: Faber and Faber, 2005).

Shapiro, James, 1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear review (London: Faber and Faber, 2015).

Sharpe, James, Witchcraft in Early Modern England (London and New York: Routledge, 2013).

Smith, Bruce, The Key of Green: Passion and Perception in Renaissance Culture (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2009).

Smuts, Robert Malcolm, ed. The Oxford Handbook of the Age of Shakespeare (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016).

Straznicky, Marta, Shakespeare’s Stationers: Studies in Cultural Bibliography (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012).

Steggle, Matthew, Digital Humanities and the Lost Drama of Early Modern England: Ten Case Studies (Farnham: Ashgate, 2015).

Thompson, Bard. Humanists and Reformers: A History of the Renaissance and Reformation (William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company: Cambridge, 1996).

Tribble, Evelyn, Cognition in the Globe: Attention and Memory in Shakespeare’s Theatre (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).

Wickham, Glynne, and Ingram, William, eds. English Professional Theatre, 1530-1660 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000).

Wagner, John A. ed. Voices of Shakespeare’s England: Contemporary Accounts of Elizabethan Daily Life. (Denver, Colorado and Oxford: Greenwood, 2010).



Evans, Gwynne Blakemore, Elizabethan-Jacobean Drama (London: A & C Black, 1987).

Carson, Neil, A Companion to Henslowe’s Diary (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988).

Rutter, Carol Chillington, Documents of the Rose Playhouse (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1984).

Dawson, Anthony and Paul Yachnin, The Culture of Playgoing in Shakespeare’s England: A Collaborative Debate (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001).

Dutton, Richard, Mastering the Revels: The Regulation and Censorship of English Renaissance Drama (Macmillan Basingstoke: Hampshire and London, 1991).

Foake, R. A., ed. Henslowe’s Diary (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002).

Gurr, Andrew, The Shakespeare Company, 1594-1642 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004a).

Gurr, Andrew, The Shakespearian Playing Companies (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996).

Gurr, Andrew, Playgoing in Shakespeare’s London (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004).

Gurr, Andrew, The Shakespearean Stage (1992; 4th edn, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009).

Gurr, A. and Karim-Cooper, F., eds. Moving Shakespeare Indoors: Performance and Repertoire in the Jacobean Playhouse (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014).

Gurr, Andrew and Ichikawa, Mariko, Staging in Shakespeare’s Theatres (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2000).

Kiefer, Frederick, Shakespeare’s Visual Theatre: Staging the Personified Characters (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003).

Knutson, Roslyn Lander, The Repertory of Shakespeare’s Company, 1594-1613 (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1991).

Knutson, Roslyn Lander, Playing Companies and Commerce in Shakespeare’s Time (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001).

Lamb, Edel, Performing Childhood in the Early Modern Theatre: The Children’s Playing Companies (1599-1613) (London: Palgrave, 2009).

Channing Linthicum, M. Costume in the Drama of Shakespeare and his Contemporaries (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1936).

Moss, Stephanie, and Peterson, Kara, eds. Disease, Diagnosis and Cure on the Early Modern Stage (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2004).

Nelsen, Paul and Schlueter, June, eds. Acts of Criticism: Performance Matters in Shakespeare and His Contemporaries. Essays in Honor of James P. Lusardi. (Madison and Teaneck: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2006).

Purkis, James, Shakespeare and Manuscript Drama: Canon, Collaboration and Text (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016).

Schoone-Jongen, Terence, Shakespeare’s Companies: William Shakespeare’s Early Career and the Acting Companies, 1577-1594 (Farnham: Ashgate, 2008).

Stern, Tiffany, Making Shakespeare: From Stage to Page (London; New York: Routledge, 2004).

Stern, Tiffany, and Palfrey, Simon, Shakespeare in Parts (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007).

Stern, Tiffany, Rehearsal from Shakespeare to Sheridan (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000).

Stern, Tiffany, Documents of Performance in Early Modern England (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009).

Streitberger, W. R., The Masters of the Revels and Elizabeth I’s Court Theatre (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016).



Cheney, Patrick, Shakespeare’s Literary Authorship.  (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008).

Duncan-Jones, Katherine, Ungentle Shakespeare: Scenes From his Life. (London: Arden Shakespeare, 2001).

Edmundson, Paul and Stanley Wells, The Shakespeare Circle: An Alternative Biography (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015).

Erne, Lucas, Shakespeare as Literary Dramatist (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003).

Gillespie, Stuart, Shakespeare’s Books: A Dictionary of Shakespeare Sources (London: Athlone, 2001).

Greenblatt, Stephen, Will in the World: How Shakespeare became Shakespeare (New York: Norton, 2004).

Grote, David, The Best Actors in the World: Shakespeare and his Acting Company (Westport: Greenwood Press, 2002).

Jones, Emrys, The Origins of Shakespeare (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1977).

McMullan, Gordon, Shakespeare and the Idea of Late Writing: Authorship in the Proximity of Death (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007).

Potter, Lois, The Life of William Shakespeare: A Critical Biography.  (Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012).

Schoenbaum, Samuel, William Shakespeare: A Documentary Life (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1975).

Shakespeare, William. Sir Thomas More, ed. John Jowett, Arden Shakespeare, 3rd series (London: Arden, 2010).

Thomson, Peter, Shakespeare’s Professional Career (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992).

Vicker, Brian, Shakespeare, Co-author: A Historical Study of five Collaborative Plays (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002).



Donnell, Daniel, The Bible in English: Its History and Influence (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2003).

Greenblatt, Stephen, Hamlet in Purgatory (Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2013).

Hamlin, Hannibal, The Bible in Shakespeare (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).

Hunt, Maurice, Shakespeare’s Religious Allusiveness: Its Play and Tolerance (Hampshire: Ashgate, 2004).

Marx, Steven, Shakespeare and the Bible (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000).

McCullough, Peter E., Sermons at Court: Politics and Religion in Elizabethan and Jacobean Preaching. (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History.) (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998).

Muir, Lynette, The Biblical Drama of Medieval Europe (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995).

Rogerson, Margaret, The York Mystery Plays: Performance in the City, (Rochester: Boydell & Brewer, 2011).

Shaheen, Naseeb, Biblical References in Shakespeare’s Plays (Newark, NJ: University of Delaware Press, 1999).

Daniel Swift, Shakespeare’s Common Prayers: The Book of Common Prayer and the Elizabethan Age (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012).

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