Michael Taylor's ... clarity of exposition is a triumph. Along the way he maps the hinterlands of a long centurys criticism, helping to explain what has counted as convincing, and why. (Ruth Morse, Times Literary Supplement
Oxford University Press offer a mix of engagingly written introductions to a variety of Topics intended largely for undergraduates. Each author has clearly been reading and listening to the most recent scholarship, but they wear their learning lightly. (Ruth Morse, Times Literary Supplement
Professor, University of New Brunswick, 1975-93 (retired). Editor of Middleton: Four City Comedies (OWC, 1995); author of sections in Wells, ed., Shakespeare: Select Bibliographical Guide (OUP 1990] and Wells, ed., English Drama: Select Bibliographical Guide (OUP 1975); and author of numerous articles on Shakespeare, Renaissance drama, and fiction.