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Shakespeare Studies Journals
Below, you'll find journals relevant to the study of Shakespeare. Journals can be accessed by clicking the title. If you are accessing journals off-campus, make sure that you have downloaded and installed the VPN. You will be prompted to log in using your netid and password.
Multicultural Shakespeare is an international journal that is devoted to Shakespeare and his worldwide significance. The journal explores themes that aid in the understanding of Shakespeare as a global phenomenon.
Published Quarterly, Shakespeare is a journal dedicated to the study of Shakespeare. It publishes articles on criticism, performance, and the history of Shakespeare and his works. This journal is peer-reviewed.
Published quarterly and peer-reviewed, this Shakespeare Bulletin is a leading journal of early modern theatre studies. While it publishes articles on Shakespeare, the journal also accepts articles that focus on other early modern dramatists.
Shakespeare Quarterly is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes work relating to all aspects of Shakespeare studies. Articles are reviewed using a double-blind process and is produced by the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Shakespeare Studies is a peer-reviewed, annually published journal with a focus on Shakespeare Studies and theatre. Though the journal primarily publishes work relating to Shakespeare and his contemporaries, it also publishes articles on historic and artistic studies of the Early Modern Period.
Early Modern Theatre & Drama
Early Modern Literary Studies
Published semiannually, this journal explores English literature and culture in the Early Modern Era. In addition, the journal also publishes special issues, focusing on specific writers or themes.
Early Theatre is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes work on theatre history and Early Modern and/or Medieval drama. Though it primarily seeks work regarding theatre of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, the journal also welcomes work discussing drama from other parts of the world, so long as it was observed by Europeans (travelers, traders, colonizers).
English Literary Renaissance
English Literary Renaissance, published three times a year, is a leading journal for the studies of Tudor and Stuart literature. This includes Shakespeare, Milton, Jonson, and others.
Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
The Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies publishes work relating to theater, art, literature, culture, philosophy, history, and theology. With a new issue released three times a year, the journal invites rigorous investigation of these subjects, spanning late antiquity to the early seventeenth century.
Renaissance Studies publishes articles on everything related to the Renaissance, its history, and culture. In addition to history, the journal covers literature, languages, art, architecture, and religion.