Ágnes Matuska is Associate Professor at the Department of English Studies at the University of Szeged, Hungary. Her main field of research is English Renaissance drama, particularly issues of the changes in the logic and ontology of theatrical representation during the early modern period. Her book The Vice-Device: Iago and Lear’s Fool as Figures of Representational Crisis (2011) explores a re-evaluation of the Vice character of morality plays. She is currently working on a project dealing with the diverse traditions of the theatrum mundi metaphor in Elizabethan England, as well as the ways contemporary understandings of the topos influence our readings of the plays. She is the recipient of Folger Shakespeare Fellowships (2007 and 2013) and a Fulbright Research Fellowship (2011).Larisa Kocic-Zámbó is a Senior Assistant Professor at the Department of English Studies at the University of Szeged, Hungary, and member of the Gender Studies Research Group, TNT. Her research interests include early modern literature, orality and literacy of culture, literature and religion, and theories and practices of popular culture. She is also assistant editor of the TNTeF online journal.