Shakespeare Quarterly

April 2, 2010 in Community, Musings, News, Publicity

We received an email from *The Shakespeare Quarterly* a while back asking for our responses to an online edition of the journal, entitled “Shakespeare and New Media”. The articles cover everything from the online presence of Shakespeare institutions to the impact of video blogs about Shakespeare.

There is no review of our project on the site, but I have written a long comment to the 25th paragraph of Andrew Murphy’s article, ‘Shakespeare goes digital’, outlining the advantages of our social media approach to Shakespeare in relation to the other sites he has reviewed.

Do have a look, and leave any comments of your own. I shall probably try and write something in response to the Trettien article over the next few days, given that this article also focuses on new approaches to Shakespeare.

More words of the day shall also be forthcoming. I’m rereading Shakespeare’s tragedies at the moment and have had a few ideas for articles on the use of:

> Crocodile
> Bilbo
> Music

Let us know which ones you’d like to see!

2 responses to “Shakespeare Quarterly”

  1. rgrp says:

    James, great comment — I have just finished reading it and the Murphy piece. In fact it is so substantial I suggest reposting here as a post in its own right.

    Also read the Parrot entry with great enjoyment and look forward to more such items 🙂

  2. James Harriman-Smith says:

    Cheers Rufus
    I’ll post the comment now, and will write something about bilbo and Shakespeare over the next few days. I’ve just contacted the new volunteers, and will keep you up to date with developments.

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