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Thomas Larque -
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Thomas 
Larque

List of Publications
(Last Updated 19 April 2011)

 

ARTICLES AND ESSAYS (Refereed Scholarly Journals)

" 'Heartbreaking to me': Adapting Dickens's Novels for the Stage - Great Expectations and David Copperfield"
(The Oswald Review: An International Journal of Undergraduate Research and Criticism in the Discipline of English. Volume V [Fall 2003]: 1-24).
 

ARTICLES AND ESSAYS (Other Print Publications)

"The Honest Man Sings the Praises of the Lark" [An Essay on Shakespeare's Portrayal of the Lark]
(A Groat's Worth of Wit 14.2 [June 2003]: 29-30)

 

THEATRE REVIEWS (Book Collections)

Hamlet, Old Vic Productions (Performed 2004)
(Shakespearean Criticism, Vol. 102, Detroit: Gale, 2007.)
[NOTE: This is a reprint of my review for Shakespeare Bulletin 23.1]

The Tempest, Royal Shakespeare Company (Performed 2002)
(Shakespearean Criticism, Vol. 84, edited by Michelle Lee, Detroit: Gale, 2004.  307-309)
[NOTE: This is a reprint of my review for Shakespeare Bulletin 21.1]


THEATRE REVIEWS (Scholarly Journals)

Richard III, Love & Madness (Performed 2010)
(Early Modern Literary Studies 15.2 [2010-11] 21.1-5 <URL: http://extra.shu.ac.uk/emls/15-2/revric.htm >)

Romeo and Juliet, Ruby in the Dust (Performed 2010)
(Shakespeare Bulletin 28.4 [Winter 2010]: 521-525).

The Taming of the Shrew, New Shakespeare Company (Performed 2006)
(Shakespeare Bulletin 24.4 [Winter 2006]: 89-91).

The Maid's Tragedy by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher, White Bear Theatre & Skin and Bone Theatre, (Performed 2005)
(Research Opportunities in Medieval and Renaissance Drama 45 [2006]: 111-113)

Faustus by Christopher Marlowe, Etcetera Theatre, (Performed 2005)
(Research Opportunities in Medieval and Renaissance Drama 45 [2006]: 139-140)

The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster, Apricot Theatre Company, (Performed 2004)
(Early Modern Literary Studies 11.3 [January 2006]: 19.1-4 <URL: http://www.shu.ac.uk/emls/11-3/revlarq.htm >)

As You Like It, Young Vic (Performed 2005)
(Shakespeare Bulletin 23.4 [Winter 2005]: 74-76)

The Alchemist by Ben Jonson, N1 Theatre Company, (Performed 2004)
(Research Opportunities in Medieval and Renaissance Drama 44 [2005]: 121-122)

Hamlet, Old Vic Productions, (Performed 2004)
(Shakespeare Bulletin 23.1 [Spring 2005]: 177-179)

Shakespeare4Kidz The Tempest by Julian Chenery and Matt Gimblett, Shakespeare4Kidz, (Performed 2004)
(Early Modern Literary Studies 10.3 [January 2005] 15.1-12 <URL: http://www.shu.ac.uk/emls/10-3/revlarqu.htm >)

Romeo and Juliet, Royal Shakespeare Company, (Performed 2004)
(Shakespeare Bulletin 22.4 [Winter 2004]: 107-109)

Edward II, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, (Performed 2003)
(Research Opportunities in Renaissance Drama 43 [2004]: 119-121)

Taming of the Shrew, Royal Shakespeare Company, (Performed 2003)
(Shakespeare Bulletin 21.4 [Winter 2003 (New Edition)]: 76-79)

The Tamer Tamed by John Fletcher, Royal Shakespeare Company, (Performed 2003)
(Shakespeare Bulletin 21.4 [Winter 2003 (New Edition)]: 79-83)

The Tempest, Royal Shakespeare Company, (Performed 2002)
(Shakespeare Bulletin 21.1 [Winter 2003 (Old Edition)]: 16-17)

Antony and Cleopatra, Royal Shakespeare Company, (Performed 2002)
(Shakespeare Bulletin 21.1 [Winter 2003 (Old Edition)]: 19-20)

The Devil's Law Case by John Webster, Instant Classics, (Performed 2002)
(Shakespeare Bulletin 21.1 [Winter 2003 (Old Edition)]: 22)

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Albery Theatre, (Performed 2001)
(Shakespeare Bulletin 20.1 [Winter 2002]: 20-21)

The Changeling by Thomas Middleton, Graeae Theatre Company, (Performed 2001)
(Shakespeare Bulletin 20.1 [Winter 2002]: 22)

The Secret Love-Life of Ophelia by Steven Berkoff, King's Head Theatre, (Performed 2001)
(Shakespeare Bulletin 20.1 [Winter 2002]: 22-23)

The Tragedy of Hamlet and Ophelia, New Fortune Theatre, (Performed 2001)
(Shakespeare Bulletin 20.1 [Winter 2002]: 23-24)

Shrew'd: The Taming of the Shrew and The Tamer Tamed by Shakespeare and John Fletcher, Arcola Theatre, (Performed 2001)
(Shakespeare Bulletin 20.1 [Winter 2002]: 24-25)

A Midsummer Night's Dream, Traffic of the Stage, (Performed 1996)
(Shakespeare Bulletin 14.3 [Summer 1996]: 29-30)

 

THEATRE REVIEWS (Other Websites)

Twelfth Night, Practical Productions, (Performed 2011)
(Remote Goat [January 2011]: <URL: http://www.remotegoat.co.uk/review_view.php?uid=6499 >)

La Boheme, OperaUpClose, (Performed 2011)
(Remote Goat [January 2011]: <URL: http://www.remotegoat.co.uk/review_view.php?uid=6488 >)

And Then They Came For Me, Garrick Theatre, (Performed 2010)
(Remote Goat [November 2010]: <URL: http://www.remotegoat.co.uk/review_view.php?uid=6181 >)

 


THEATRE REVIEWS (Other Print Publications)

"Putting Ophelia Centre-Stage: A Review of Three Ophelia Plays":  The Secret Love-Life of Ophelia by Steven Berkoff, The Tragedy of Hamlet and Ophelia directed by John Russell Brown, Ophelia by Helena Thompson
(A Groat's Worth of Wit 13.2 [June 2002]: 33-35)
 

FILM AND VIDEO REVIEWS (Other Print Publications)

As You Like It.  DVD.  Directed by Paul Czinner.  Elisabeth Bergner and Laurence Olivier.
(British Shakespeare Association Newsletter.  [April 2007]: 2)

Muzikál Hamlet.  DVD.  By Janka Ledeckého.
(British Shakespeare Association Newsletter.  [October 2006]: 4).

The Tempest.  DVD.  Directed by Derek Jarman.  Heathcote Williams and Toyah Willcox.
(British Shakespeare Association Newsletter.  [April 2006]: 2).

Touchstone Shakespeare Theatre.  DVD.
(British Shakespeare Association Newsletter.  [April 2006]: 2).

Shakespeare's Globe.  DVD.  Illuminations.
(British Shakespeare Association Newsletter [October 2005]: 2).

Merchant of Venice, National Theatre.  DVD.  Directed by Trevor Nunn.  Henry Goodman and Derbhle Crotty.
(British Shakespeare Association Newsletter [October 2004]: 4)

Macbeth, Royal Shakespeare Company.  DVD.  Directed by Gregory Doran.   Antony Sher and Harriet Walter.
(British Shakespeare Association Newsletter [April 2004]: 4)


BOOK REVIEWS (Scholarly Journals)

Squeaking Cleopatras: The Elizabethan Boy Player by Joy Leslie Gibson
(Shakespeare Bulletin 20.1 [Winter 2002]: 42-43)


BOOK REVIEWS (Other Print Publications)

Letters to Juliet by Lise and Ceil Friedman
(British Shakespeare Association Newsletter [April 2007]: 2)

Shakespeare's Friends by Kate Emery Pogue
(British Shakespeare Association Newsletter [October 2006]: 4)

World-wide Shakespeares edited by Sonia Massai
(British Shakespeare Association Newsletter [October 2005]: 2).

A Case for Shylock by Gareth Armstrong
(British Shakespeare Association Newsletter [October 2004]: 4)

Shakespearean Afterlives by John O'Connor
(British Shakespeare Association Newsletter [April 2004]: 4)


ORIGINAL PUBLICATIONS (For Internet Sites)

A Lecture on Elizabethan Theatre
(Originally delivered to BTEC in Performing Arts students as part of their course, published on my own Shakespeare and His Critics site. http://shakespearean.org.uk/elizthea1.htm ).

Ophelia Bibliography
(A working draft, published on my own Shakespeare and His Critics site. http://shakespearean.org.uk/ophbib1.htm ).

Toby Belch: A reading of the role by a Youth Theatre actor for Spotlites Theatre Company
(PLEASE NOTE: I wasn't very old when I played this role, nor even when I wrote this account of it.  http://shakespearean.org.uk/tbelch1.htm ).

Directory of Shakespearean Theses: 1990-2004
(For the British Shakespeare Association website.  A directory of British Doctoral and Research Masters Theses on Shakespearean subjects from 1990-2004.  Includes a statistical summary of the number of Shakespearean Doctoral theses produced each year in this period, and the number of Shakespearean Doctoral theses produced by each University. http://www.britishshakespeare.ws/theses.htm ).


EDITIONS AND TRANSCRIPTIONS (For Internet Sites)

Delia and The Complaint of Rosamond by Samuel Daniel
(For Renascence Editions http://extra.shu.ac.uk/emls/iemls/resour/mirrors/rbear/delia.html)

11 Articles and Chapters from various authors on Shakespearean topics
(For my own Shakespeare and His Critics site.  http://shakespearean.org.uk .  Go to http://shakespearean.org.uk for a list of the sources and links to them)

 

ELECTRONIC DATABASES AND REFERENCE WORKS (Full-Text Reprints and Citations)

Shakespeare Collection Online
(contains Full-Text reprints of Shakespeare Bulletin reviews [2005 onwards] and Shakespearean Criticism reviews)

International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance
(contains Full-Text reprint of some Shakespeare Bulletin and Research Opportunities in Medieval and Renaissance Drama reviews)

Literature Resource Centre
(contains Full-Text reprint of Shakespearean Criticism reviews and some Shakespeare Bulletin reviews)

British Library Direct ( http://direct.bl.uk/bld/Home.do )
(contains Full-Text [charged on order] and citations for Shakespeare Bulletin reviews)

World Shakespeare Bibliography ( http://www.worldshakesbib.org/ )
(contains citations for most reviews on Shakespearean topics and Groat's Worth of Wit essay)

Amazon.com ( http://www.amazon.com - Search for Thomas Larque)
(contains Full-Text [charged on order] of some Shakespeare Bulletin reviews)

 

SIGNIFICANT CITATIONS AND REFERENCES (in books and scholarly journals)

White, R.S.  'Ophelia's Sisters'.  Printed in The Impact of Feminism in English Renaissance Studies. Ed. Dympna Callaghan.  Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.  112.  (Chapter draws on and cites both my Ophelia Bibliography and the historical sources reprinted on my website).

Fletcher, John.  The Tamer Tamed, or The Woman's Prize.  Eds. Celia Daileader and Gary Taylor.  Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2006.  29-30, 40.  (Makes use of my Shakespeare Bulletin review of the 2001 Arcola Theatre production of Shrew'd: The Taming of the Shrew and The Tamer Tamed).

Dickson, Andrew.  The Rough Guide to Shakespeare. New York: Rough Guides, 2005. 506. (Lists my website in its section on online 'Journals and Criticism').

Shakespeare, William.  Antony and Cleopatra.  Ed. David Bevington.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.  79-80.  (Makes use of my Shakespeare Bulletin review of the 2002 RSC production of Antony and Cleopatra).

Muggli, Mark Z. Rev. of Ophelia by Douglas Huff.  Borrowers and Lenders: The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation 1.1 (Spring/Summer 2005).  http://atropos.english.uga.edu/cocoon/borrowers/request?id=281204 .  (Refers to my Ophelia Bibliography).

Galbraith, Steven K.  The Undergraduate's Companion to English Renaissance Writers and Their Web Sites.  London: Libraries Unlimited, 2004.  30.  (Cites my online transcription of Samuel Daniel's Delia and The Complaint of Rosamond).

Habicht, Werner.  'Informationmöglicheiten 2001/2002'.  Printed in Shakespeare Jahrbuch 2002, p. 154.  (Lists my website as a source of historical essays on Shakespeare).


Thomas Larque,webmaster and editor of the Shakespeare and His Critics website, has written academic theatre reviews for Shakespeare Bulletin , Research Opportunities in Medieval and Renaissance Drama (both international scholarly journals based in the United States), and Early Modern Literary Studies (an online scholarly journal based in Britain).  Some of his reviews have also been reprinted in the Shakespearean Criticismseries.  In the past, he has been a member of the Executive Committee of the British Shakespeare Association (writing book and film reviews for the British Shakespeare AssociationNewsletter), has been a guest lecturer on Elizabethan Theatre for BTEC in Performing Arts students as part of their course, edited Samuel Daniel's Delia and The Complaint of Rosamond for Renascence Editions, and worked for many years as a theatre administrator, press and publications officer, and researcher for Spotlites Theatre Company of Chatham, acting for them in amateur productions and theatre-in-education (his only Shakespearean role being Toby Belch in Twelfth Night).  Click here for a list of his publications.


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