Author Archives: Elisabeth Dutton

EDOX publications update

We have been busy publishing some of the fruits of our EDOX research.  Here are a few of our publications –  on Bale, Goffe, Grimald, Gager, and much more! – with links to download them where available:

  • Stephanie Allen, Elisabeth Dutton and James McBain, ‘Rehabilitating Academic Drama’, in The Routledge Companion to Early Drama and Performance, ed. Pamela King (London and New York: Routledge, 2016) 221-36
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  • Drama and Pedagogy in Medieval and Early Modern England, Swiss Papers in English Language and Literature vol. 31 ed. Elisabeth Dutton and James McBain (Tübingen: Narr, 2015).  This volume draws on the conference of the same name hosted at the University of Fribourg, and includes an essay by our own Stephanie Allen: Ulysses Redux (1591) and Nero (1601): tragedia nova. 131-58.

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  • James McBain, ‘ “Attentive Mindes and Serious Wits’: Legal Training and Early Drama’, in The Oxford Handbook of English Law and Literature,1500-1700, ed. Lorna Hutson (Oxford: OUP, 2017)


On John Bale:

  • Elisabeth Dutton, Maria Sachiko Cecire and James McBain, ‘Staging and Filming John Bale’s Three Laws’, in Shakespeare Bulletin 32.1 (2014) 65-84

  • James McBain, ‘Recycling Authority: John Bale at Magdalen?’ , Medieval English Theatre 36 (2014) 24-47

On Thomas Goffe:

  • Elisabeth Dutton, ‘ “Looking after them, reading in Homer”: Thomas Goffe’s Turk Plays in Oxford’, European Medieval Drama 22 (2020 for 2018), 171-88.

On Nicholas Grimald:

  • Elisabeth Dutton, ‘Protestant Place, Protestant Props in the Plays of Nicholas Grimald’, in Enacting the Bible in Medieval and Early Modern Drama, eds Chanita Goodblatt and Eva van Contzen, (Manchester: Manchester UP, 2020) 155-74.

  • Elisabeth Dutton and Stephanie Allen, ‘Seeing and Recognizing in the Sacred and New: The Latin Scriptural Plays of Nicholas Grimald’, in Staging Scripture: Biblical Drama 1350-1600, ed. Peter Happé and Wim Hüsken (Leiden: Brill, 2016) 204-34

On William Gager and Matthew Gwynne:

  • Stephanie Allen, Ulysses Redux (1591) and Nero (1601): tragedia nova. 131-58.

On William Gager’s Dido:

  • Elisabeth Dutton, ‘Elizabeth, Dido and Oxford: Staging Power in the University Drama’, in Théâtralisation des arts et des lettres de la Renaissance anglaise, ed. Yona Dureau (Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2018) 195-206.

  • Elisabeth Dutton, ‘A Manifesto for Performance Research’, in The Methuen Drama Handbook to Theatre History and Historiography, eds Claire Cochrane and Joanna Robinson (London: Bloomsbury, 2019) 249-60.

On St John’s College Drama, Narcissus and Grobiana’s Nuptials:

  • Elisabeth Dutton, ‘The Christmas Drama of the Household of St John’s College, Oxford’, in Household Knowledges: The Home Life of Information in Late Medieval England and France, eds Glenn Burger and Rory Critten (Manchester: Manchester UP, 2019) 100-128.

More on Grobiana’s Nuptials:

  • Elisabeth Dutton and James McBain, ‘Fart for Fart’s Sake: Fooling through the Body in Grobiana’s Nuptials, Theta XII, Théâtre Tudor (2016) 149-70.

More on Narcissus:

  • Elisabeth Dutton, ‘ “My boy shall knowe himself from other men”: active spectating, annunciation and the St John’s College Narcissus’, Medieval English Theatre 36 (2017) 68-83.

On Caesar’s Revenge and Jasper Fisher’s Fuimus Troes:

  • Elisabeth Dutton, ‘The Oxford Ghost Walk: Staging the Supernatural in Oxford University Drama’, in Theta XIII, Théâtre Tudor (2018) 145-70.