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David Bevington

David Bevington (Ph.D. Harvard) is Professor Emeritus of English and of Comparative Literature and Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor in the Humanities at The University of Chicago.  His studies include From "Mankind" to Marlowe; Tudor Drama and Politics; Action is Eloquence: Shakespeare's Language of Gesture; Shakespeare: The Seven Ages of Human Experience; This Wide and Universal Theatre: Shakespeare in Performance Then and Now; Shakespeare's Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth; Shakespeare and Biography; and Murder Most Foul: Hamlet Through the Ages. He is the editor of Medieval Drama; The Bantam Shakespeare, in twenty-nine paperback volumes; and The Complete Works of Shakespeare; as well as the Oxford 1 Henry IV, the Cambridge Antony and Cleopatra, and the Arden Troilus and Cressida. He has done critical editions of John Lyly’s Sappho and Phao, Endymion, and Midas for the Revels Plays. With Peter Holbrook he co-edited The Politics of the Stuart Court Masque. He is the senior editor of the Revels Student Editions, and is a senior editor of the Revels Plays and of the Cambridge edition of the works of Ben Jonson. He has received the Phi Beta Kappa Book Prize from the University of Virginia, the Quantrell Teaching Award at the University of Chicago, and two Guggenheim Fellowships.

Books by David Bevington

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    English Renaissance Drama: A Norton Anthology

    David Bevington, Lars Engle, Katharine Eisaman Maus, Eric Rasmussen

    Hardcover, 2002

    The most extensive new collection in this field published in more than three decades, English Renaissance Drama: A Norton Anthology surveys the astonishing, and astonishingly varied, dramatic works...