Professor Joyce Green Macdonald

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Joyce Green MacDonald is Professor of English at the University of Kentucky. She is the author of two books—Women and Race in Early Modern Texts (2002), and Shakespearean Adaptation, Race, and Memory in the New World (2020)—and the editor of Race, Ethnicity and Power in the Renaissance (1996). She has published several articles on race in sixteenth and seventeenth century literature and on women’s writing in the period, as well as on Shakespearean adaptation and performance. A former trustee of the Shakespeare Association of America, she is currently editing Aphra Behn’s Abdelazer for the University of Toronto Press and Antony and Cleopatra for Cambridge Shakespeare Editions.