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Volume XXIV

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Part One: Shakespeare’s Jests and Jesters

Changeable Taffeta: Re-dressing the Bears in Twelfth Night
by John R. Ford

"The Fondness, the Filthiness": Deformity and Laughter in Early-Modern Comedy
by Andrew Stott

Looking for Liberation and Lesbians in Shakespeare's Cross-Dressing Comedies
by Tamara Powell and Sim Shattuck

"The salt fish is an old coat" in The Merry Wives of Windsor 1.1
by Rodney Stenning Edgecombe

Why Bodies Matter in Mouldy Tales: Material (Re)Turns in Pericles, Prince of Tyre
by Eve-Marie Oesterlen

A Polynesian Shakespeare Film: The Maori Merchant of Venice
by Gretchen E. Minton

Tribal Shakespeare: The Federal Theatre Project's "Voodoo Macbeth" (1936)
by Melissa Green

"Send the Head to Angelo": Capital Punishment in Measure for Measure
by Robert Zaller

Witchcraft, Race, and the Rhetoric of Barbarism in Othello and 1 Henry IV
by Richard W. Grinnell

Love Poems and Premature Elegy
by Raymond Luczak

Part Two: Festival Reviews

"The Virtue of this Jest": The Productions of Clemson Shakespeare Festival XIII
by John R. Ford

The 2004 Alabama Shakespeare Festival's Macbeth and Titus Andronicus
by Craig Barrow

The 2004 Stratford Festival of Canada's Timon of Athens
by Craig Barrow

Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2004
by Michael Shurgot

Part Three: Book Reviews

James Stredder. The North Face of Shakespeare: Activities for Teaching the Plays.
Reviewed by James Mardock

Stephen Greenblatt. Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare.
Reviewed by John Paul Spiro

List of Illustrations

Design for Australia and New Zealand Shakespeare Association logo, Sixth Biennial Conference

Clemson Shakespeare Festival XIII (2004) cartoon

Kathleen McCall as Lady Macbeth, Alabama Shakespeare Festival 2004

Philip Pleasants as Titus Andronicus, Alabama Shakespeare Festival 2004

Peter Donaldson as Timon, Stratford Festival 2004

Andrew Muir as Philotus and Peter Donaldson as Timon, Stratford Festival 2004

Peter Donaldson as Timon, Stratford Festival 2004

Ray Porter as Antipholus of Syracuse and Laura Morache as Waitress, Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2004

The Comedy of Errors: Ensemble, Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2004

Robin Goodrin Nordli as Beatrice, Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2004

Much Ado About Nothing: Ensemble, Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2004

Tony DeBruno as Gloucester comforted by Kenneth Albers as Lear, Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2004

Tony DeBruno as Gloucester and Gregory Linington as Edgar, Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2004