Dear colleagues:

In celebration of *Early Theatre*'s twentieth birthday, I am pleased to
announce the publication of volume 20 issue 2 (Dec. 2017), which includes
several articles and Issues in Review forum essays of particular interest
for feminist scholars.
*Early Theatre 20.2 Table of Contents*

*Helen Ostovich, Melinda J. Gough, Erin Kelly*


The Salting Down of Gertrude: Transgression and Preservation in Three Early
German Carnival Plays

*Stephen K. Wright *
The Physician and His Servant in the Croxton *Play of the Sacrament *

*Jillian Linster*
Rape, Massacre, the Lucrece Tradition, and *Alarum for London *

*Georgina Lucas *
*Sejanus*, the King’s Men Altar Scenes, and the Theatrical Production of

*John Kuhn *
‘[*Overhearing*]’: Printing Parentheses and Reading Power in Ben Jonson’s
*Sejanus *

*Ian Burrows *


Much Virtue in *O-Oh*: A Case Study

*Alan C. Dessen *

Issues In Review: Beaumont400 *(Lucy Munro, contributing editor) *

Introduction: Beaumont400

*Lucy Munro *
Beaumont’s Lives

*Lucy Munro *
‘The Grocers Honour’: or, Taking the City Seriously in *The Knight of the
Burning Pestle *

*Tracey Hill *
Reading Performance, Reading Gender: Early Encounters with Beaumont and
Fletcher’s *The Scornful Lady *in Print

*Simon Smith *
The Future Francis Beaumont

*Eoin Price *

Dr H M Ostovich  <[log in to unmask]>
Founding Editor, *Early Theatre* <
Series Editor, Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama
Series Editor, Late Tudor and Stuart Drama (
Professor Emerita, English and Cultural Studies
McMaster University
Hamilton ON L8S 4L9