Tag Archives: Reg Foakes
Photo: Christa Jansohn

Honouring Professor Reg Foakes

Professor Reg Foakes, who died at his home in Stratford-upon-Avon just before Christmas, was a wise, liberal-minded, influential and much-loved Shakespeare scholar and teacher. His career spanned over sixty years at the universities of Birmingham, Durham, Yale, Toronto, Kent and Los Angeles. He was born and grew up in West Bromwich. His degree at Birmingham […]

Continue Reading
'King Lear', Arden 3, ed. by Reg Foakes

In Memory of Professor Reg Foakes

Like many others, I am saddened to hear about the death of Shakespeare Scholar, Professor Reg Foakes. Here is a piece written by a Sylvia Morris, cross-posted from her site www.theshakespeareblog.com ‘I’m sitting here with my Arden Edition of King Lear, probably the most authoritative edition of the play ever published. Its editor, Reg Foakes […]

Continue Reading
Making Shakespeare - A C.U.P. Webinar

Making Shakespeare

If you think the Shakespeare book you are holding gives you direct access to what Shakespeare actually wrote, think again. You’re holding an edition of the play which has been mediated by a scholarly mind and process. To create a Shakespeare edition is a labour of love, but it’s a labour which is never lost, […]

Continue Reading
The Cambridge Shakespeare made complete with 'The Two Noble Kinsmen' on 23 Arpil 2012

‘Making Shakespeare’: A Birthday Webinar

I wonder how you’ll be marking Shakespeare’s birthday this year? In Stratford-upon-Avon the celebrations take place over a few days (from Friday 20 through to Monday 23 April). There will be a large, international gathering and a terrific party atmosphere, visiting troupes, lots to see and enjoy in the streets. This year sees the start […]

Continue Reading

Download a free book written by Paul Edmondson and Stanley Wells about Shakespeare, Conspiracy & Authorship. Download the Book.

DESTINATION SHAKESPEARE, THE DEBUT POETRY COLLECTION FROM LEADING SHAKESPEAREAN SCHOLAR PAUL EDMONDSON, IS OUT NOW!

24 brilliant poems, inspired by Shakespeare's life and art, bound in an artisan stitched chapbook

get your copy now