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Volume 28, Issue 2 (Winter 2013)


  • “Motions of the Mind: Transacting Emotions on the Eighteenth-Century Stage” by Glen McGillivray
  • “Frances Brooke on (the) Stage: Theory and Practice” by Jodi L. Wyett
  • “John Dennis and the Shakespeare-Elizabeth Anecdote: The Comical Gallant and the Reception of The Merry Wives of Windsor” by Adam H. Kitzes

Theatre Reviews: 

  • The Beaux’ Stratagem by George Farquhar, directed by Antoni Cimolino, The Stratford Festival, Stratford, ON; reviewed by Terry F. Robinson
  • The Beau Defeated, The Different Widows, and The Spanish Wives (1696) by Mary Pix, directed by Alison Sutcliffe, Bridge Theatre Company, London; reviewed by Angela Escott
  • She Stoops to Conquer or, the Mistakes of a Night by Oliver Goldsmith, directed by Conrad Nelson, Northern Broadsides Theater Company, Cheltenham; reviewed by Neil Richards
  • The Impresario by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Le Rossignol by Igor Stravinsky, arranged and directed by Michael Gieleta, Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe, NM; reviewed by Jennie MacDonald

Book Reviews:

  • The Sentimental Theater of the French Revolution by Cecilia Feilla. Reviewed by Thomas Wynn
  • Queen Anne: Patroness of Arts by James Anderson Winn. Reviewed by Brian Corman
  •  The Politics of Opera in Handel’s Britain by Thomas McGeary. Reviewed by Andrew Pink
  • Celebrity, Performance, Reception; British Georgian Theatre as Social Assemblage by David Worrall. Reviewed by Helen M. Burke
  •  Regina Mingotti: Diva and Impresario at the King’s Theatre, London by Michael Burden. Reviewed by Angela Escott
  •  Shakespeare and the Culture of Romanticism edited by Joseph M. Ortiz. Reviewed by Brian Bates
  • Rakes, Highwaymen, and Pirates: The Making of the Modern Gentleman in the Eighteenth Century by Erin Mackie. Reviewed by Penny Richards
  • Le Siège de Calais by Pierre-Laurent De Belloy edited by Logan J.  Connors. Reviewed by Jessica Munns
  • Approaches to Teaching Behn’s Oroonoko edited by Cynthia Richards and Mary Ann O’Donnell. Reviewed by Elaine Hobby
  • The Lively Arts of the London Stage, 1675-1725, ed. Kathryn Lowerre. Reviewed by Joe Lockwood