¶ I don’t think I have to tell you this was a bizarre year. Everything in public life seemed to be going straight in the bin, and yet things for me professionally have only progressed positively. A number of long-awaited publications came into print, including the recent volume of Shakespeare Studies. I attended several conferences and workshops in three countries, saw far too many Much Ado About Nothings, started doing a great more public outreach, and blogged through two Shakespeare festivals—one at the American Shakespeare Center and the other with my hometown company, the Original Practice Shakespeare Festival. Here are some of your (and my!) favorite posts from Bite Thumbnails this past year.
¶ This month, I give you an actual catalogue rather than my usual annotated selections. Most of these blogrolls are about scholarly resources, writing and research techniques, or where to find theatre. This month is a writing month: I give you a bibliography I have generated useful in writing for academia—particularly in terms of cultural scholarship and literary criticism—and figuring out what the expectations are of publishers. Consider it a form of recommended reading, particularly useful at the outset of a dissertation or book project.