Edited: Joseph Campana
Joseph Campana is Alan Dugald McKillop Chair and Associate Professor at Rice University. He is the author of The Pain of Reformation: Spenser, Vulnerability, and the Ethics of Masculinity (Fordham, 2012), which won the South Central MLA Book Prize, and two collections of poetry, The Book of Faces (Graywolf, 2005) and Natural Selections (Iowa, 2012), which won the Iowa Poetry Prize. His essays have appeared in PMLA, Modern Philology, ELH, Shakespeare, Shakespeare Studies, and elsewhere. He is currently completing two studies, The Child’s Two Bodies, which considers children and sovereignty in the works of Shakespeare, and Bee Tree Child, which explores scale, multiplicity, plasticity, and other new rubrics for calibrating the relationship between human and non-human worlds in the Renaissance.
Edited: Scott Maisano
Scott Maisano is Associate Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts,Boston. His most recent publications include “Shakespeare’s Revolution: The Tempest as Scientific Romance,” about Prospero and particle physics in The Tempest: A Critical Guide (Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare);
“Now,” about Einsteinian spacetime in The Winter’s Tale, for Early Modern Theatricality (Oxford University Press); “Rise of the Poet of the Apes,” about intelligent apes and monkeys in plays from the beginning to the end of Shakespeare’s career, for Shakespeare Studies; and “Seen / Not Seen” about “behind-the-scenes,” “offstage,” and “bawdy” (or in a word “obscene”) matters in A Midsummer Night’s Dream for iPad (Luminary Digital Media). He is currently coauthoring a book on Shakespeare and Primatology with Holly Dugan and writing a new Shakespearean comedy entitled Enter Nurse, or, Love’s Labour’s Wonne.