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  • July 2015
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-93499-1
  • 3536 pages
  • Volume(s): One-Volume
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The Norton Shakespeare

Third Edition

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Stephen Greenblatt (General Editor, Harvard University), Walter Cohen (Editor, University of Michigan), Jean E. Howard (Editor, Columbia University), Katharine Eisaman Maus (Editor, University of Virginia), Gordon McMullan (Editor, King's College London), Suzanne Gossett (Editor, Loyola University Chicago)


Textual Editors

David M. Bergeron is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Kansas. He has edited the civic pageants and entertainments of Anthony Munday, Thomas Heywood, and Thomas Middleton. His major books focus on civic pageantry, Shakespeare, the Stuart royal family, and patronage. He served on the Editorial Board of Shakespeare Quarterly for 32 years.

Thomas Cartelli is Professor of English & Film Studies at Muhlenberg College. He is the author of Marlowe, Shakespeare, and the Economy of Theatrical Experience and of Repositioning Shakespeare; co-author of New Wave Shakespeare on Screen; and produced an earlier quarto-based version of Richard III for his Norton Critical Edition of the play.

Dermot Cavanagh teaches in the department of English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. His research and publications are primarily concerned with the relationship between early modern theatre and political history.

Patrick Cheney is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor at Penn State. He has written Shakespeare, National Poet-Playwright and Shakespeare's Literary Authorship, and edited The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare's Poetry. Currently, he is a General Editor of the Oxford Spenser, and General Editor of The Oxford History of Poetry in English.

Line Cottegnies is Professor of Early-Modern Literature at the University of Paris III - Sorbonne Nouvelle. She has published widely on the literature of the period, especially on women, and has edited a dozen plays for the Gallimard bilingual edition of Shakespeare's complete works.

Hannah Crawforth is a lecturer in Early Modern Literature at King’s College London and a founding member of the London Shakespeare Centre. She is the author of Etymology and the Invention of English in Literature (Cambridge University Press, 2013) and Shakespeare in London (Arden, 2014).

Trudi L. Darby is Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the London Shakespeare Centre, King’s College London. She has edited William Rowley’s A Shoemaker, A Gentleman for Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, and has published articles on anglo-hispanic literary relations in the London of James I.

Anthony Dawson, Professor Emeritus at the University of British Columbia, is a theatre historian, editor, and critic. His books include Hamlet: Shakespeare in Performance and, with Paul Yachnin, The Culture of Playgoing in Shakespeare’s England. He has edited Troilus and Cressida (Cambridge, 2003), and co-edited Timon of Athens (Arden, 2008) and Richard II (Oxford, 2011).

Matthew Dimmock is Professor of Early Modern Studies at the University of Sussex. He is the author of a number of books and editions, including the recent Mythologies of the Prophet Muhammad in Early Modern English Culture (Cambridge, 2013), and is an editor on the Oxford Hakulyt project.

Pascale Drouet is Professor in Early Modern Studies at the University of Poitiers, France. She is the author of several books, including Mise au ban et abus de pouvoir, Essai sur trois pièces tragiques de Shakespeare, and De la filouterie dans l’Angleterre de la Renaissance. She is the editor of the online journal Shakespeare en devenir.

Lukas Erne is Professor of English at the University of Geneva. He is the author of Shakespeare as Literary Dramatist (2003, 2nd edn 2013), Shakespeare and the Book Trade (2013), Shakespeare’s Modern Collaborators (2008), and Beyond ‘The Spanish Tragedy’: A Study of the Works of Thomas Kyd (2001), and the editor of The First Quarto of Romeo and Juliet (2007).

Jennifer Forsyth is an Associate Professor of English at Kutztown University. Her current work investigates early modern representations of kissing. She is the editor of Cymbeline for the Internet Shakespeare Editions, and recently contributed an article to the collection Violent Masculinities: Male Aggression in Early Modern Texts and Culture.


Brett Gamboa is Assistant Professor of English at Dartmouth College. He has published several essays on Shakespeare in performance, and he is currently finishing a book about doubling roles in Shakespeare's plays. He has also directed plays, both professionally and at universities, including ten by Shakespeare. 

Eugene Giddens is Skinner-Young Professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature at Anglia Ruskin University. He has edited several early modern plays, including the Penguin Pericles, and acted as an associate editor of the Cambridge Edition of Ben Jonson and a general editor of the Oxford Complete Works of James Shirley.

Grace Ioppolo is Professor of Shakespearean and Early Modern Drama at the University of Reading. She is the Founder and Director of the Henslowe-Alleyn Digitisation Project ( and has published widely on Shakespeare, textual and manuscript studies, and theatre history.

Jane Kingsley-Smith is a Reader at Roehampton University, London. She has published two monographs, Shakespeare's Drama of Exile (Palgrave 2003) and Cupid in Early Modern Literature and Culture (Cambridge 2010), and has recently edited the tragedies of Webster and Ford for Penguin (2014).

James A. Knapp is Edward L Surtz, S.J. Professor and Associate Professor of English at Loyola University Chicago. He is the author of Illustrating the Past in Early Modern England and Image Ethics in Shakespeare and Spenser, and his essays have appeared in Shakespeare Quarterly, ELH, and Criticism among other publications.

Jesse M. Lander is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame where he teaches courses on Shakespeare, Tudor-Stuart drama, and book history. The author of Inventing Polemic: Religion, Print, and Literary Culture in Early Modern England (CUP, 2006), he is currently at work on a book treating Shakespeare and the supernatural.

Lynne Magnusson is Professor of English at the University of Toronto. She is the author of many articles and books on Shakespeare’s language, discourse analysis, and the social rhetoric of early modern letters, including Shakespeare and Social Dialogue: Dramatic Language and Elizabethan Letters.

Howard Marchitello is Professor of English and Associate Dean of the Graduate School at Rutgers University in Camden, NJ. His most recent book is The Machine in the Text; he has edited Thomas Middleton’s The Mayor of Queenborough and has published articles in Shakespeare Quarterly and ELH. His current book project is entitled In Shakespeare’s Name: Remediations.

Leah S. Marcus is Edwin Mims Professor of English at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of several books and editions, including an Arden Early Modern Drama text of The Duchess of Malfi, two volumes of the writings of Elizabeth I, and the Norton Critical Editions of The Merchant of Venice and As You Like It.

Clare McManus is Professor of Early Modern Literature and Theatre at the University of Roehampton, London. Her publications include Women on the Renaissance Stage (2002), Women and Culture at the Courts of the Stuart Queens (2003), Reconceiving the Renaissance: A Critical Reader (2005), and an Arden Early Modern Drama edition of Fletcher’s Island Princess (2013).

Gretchen E. Minton is an Associate Professor of English at Montana State University. She is the co-editor of Timon of Athens for Arden Shakespeare (2008) and the editor of John Bale’s The Image of both Churches (Springer, 2014). She has authored numerous articles on Shakespeare, Early Modern Drama, and the English Reformation.

Robert S. Miola is the Gerard Manley Hopkins Professor of English Literature and a Lecturer in Classics at Loyola University Maryland. He has written on the classical tradition and early modern Catholicism, and edited Ben Jonson and Shakespeare, including the Norton Critical editions of Hamlet and Macbeth.

Helen Ostovich is Professor Emerita of English & Cultural Studies at McMaster University, founding editor of the journal Early Theatre, and general editor of The Revels Plays and of the digital series Queen’s Men Editions, as well as series editor of the Ashgate Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama.

Gail Kern Paster is Editor of Shakespeare Quarterly and Director Emerita of the Folger Shakespeare Library. She writes frequently on the cultural history of the body and emotions, including Humoring the Body: Emotions on the Shakespearean Stage (2004).

Lois Potter is Ned B. Allen Professor Emerita of the University of Delaware. Her publications include the Arden edition of The Two Noble Kinsmen, Shakespeare in Performance: Othello (U. of Manchester Press), and The Life of William Shakespeare (Wiley-Blackwell). She is also a frequent reviewer of theatre productions.

Nathalie Rivère de Carles is Assistant Professor of English Renaissance Literature at the University of Toulouse-Jean Jaurès (France). She has edited a critical edition of Thomas Middleton's The Changeling / La Tragédie de l'échange and is the author of various articles and books, including The Making of Peace: Early Modern Diplomacy, Theatre and Soft Power.

William H. Sherman is Head of Research at the Victoria & Albert Museum and Professor of Renaissance Studies at the University of York. He has edited plays by Shakespeare and Jonson and published widely on the history of reading. He served as Associate Editor of Shakespeare Quarterly from 2001 to 2012.

Cathy Shrank is Professor of Tudor and Renaissance Literature at the University of Sheffield. She is the author of Writing the Nation in Reformation England (2004), co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Tudor Literature (2009), and is editing Shakespeare’s Sonnets and A Lover’s Complaint for the Annotated English Poets series.

James R. Siemon is Professor of English at Boston University. He is the author of Shakespearean Iconoclasm and Word Against Word: Shakespearean Utterance. He has edited Marlowe’s Jew of Malta for New Mermaids and Richard III for the Arden Shakespeare. He currently edits Shakespeare Studies.

Catherine Silverstone is Senior Lecturer in Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies at Queen Mary University of London. She is the author of Shakespeare, Trauma and Contemporary Performance (Routledge, 2011) and articles in books and journals on Shakespeare in performance. She is co-editor with Sarah Annes Brown of Tragedy in Transition (Blackwell, 2007).

Matthew Steggle is Professor of English at Sheffield Hallam University. He has written three monographs on aspects of Early Modern Drama, and was a Contributing Editor to The Cambridge Works of Ben Jonson (2012). He is co-editor of the ejournal Early Modern Literary Studies.

Alan Stewart is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. He is the author of several books, most recently Shakespeare’s Letters (2008), editor of volume 1 of the Oxford Francis Bacon (2012), and general editor, with Garrett Sullivan, of the three-volume Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature (2012).

Holger Schott Syme teaches English and Theatre at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Theatre and Testimony in Shakespeare’s England (2012) and of numerous essays on the histories of theatre and the book trade in early modern England. He also co-edited Locating the Queen’s Men, 1583-1603 (2009).

Neil Taylor is Emeritus Professor of English Literature at Roehampton University. His scholarly editions include all three texts of Hamlet (with Ann Thompson) for the Arden Shakespeare, and Thomas Middleton: Five Plays (with Bryan Loughrey) for Penguin Classics. He also writes on editing, and on Shakespeare on film and television.

Ann Thompson is Professor of English Emerita at King’s College London. She is a General Editor of the Arden Shakespeare and has (with Neil Taylor) edited all three texts of Hamlet for Arden. She has also published on feminist readings, and on Shakespeare’s language, including metaphor and metonymy.

Virginia Mason Vaughan is Professor Emerita and Research Professor of English at Clark University. With Alden T. Vaughan she co-edited The Tempest for the Third Arden Series and co-authored Shakespeare in America for Oxford Shakespeare Topics. She has also published monographs on Othello and The Tempest.

Sarah Werner is author of Shakespeare and Feminist Performance (Routledge 2001) and editor of New Directions in Renaissance Drama and Performance Studies (Palgrave Macmillan 2010). She works at the Folger Shakespeare Library as their Digital Media Strategist.