François LAROQUE is Professor of English literature at the University of Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris III. He is the author of Shakespeare’s Festive World (Cambridge: CUP, 1991), and has published several books, editions and translations on Marlowe and Shakespeare. His most recent work is a co-edition of a two-volume anthology of non Shakespearean drama (Théâtre Élisabéthain. 1490-1642). Pierre ISELIN is Professor of Elizabethan literature at the University of Paris-Sorbonne. He has written extensively on music and language in Shakespeare’s drama, and is the author or the editor of several book-length studies of Shakespeare’s plays (Twelfth Night, Hamlet, As You Like It). He is also a performer of early music and conducts The Sorbonne Scholars.Sophie ALATORRE is Lecturer in English literature at the University of Provence. She has contributed several articles on early modern literature. Her forthcoming publications include a monography on the imagery of mazes and labyrinths in the Renaissance (Champion, Genève) and an edition of three Ovidian tales (Renaissance Tales of Desire, CSP).