Halio, Jay L. 1928–

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Halio, Jay L. 1928–

(Jay Leon Halio)

PERSONAL: Born July 24, 1928, in New York, NY; son of Samuel (an accountant) and Anna (Cohen) Halio; married June Cohen (a nurse), June 30, 1957 (marriage ended); married Diane S. Isaacs, May 26, 2003; children: (first marriage) Brian D., Amy A. Education: Syracuse University, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1950; Yale University, M.A., 1951, Ph.D., 1956; attended University of Florence, 1953. Politics: Liberal Democrat. Religion: Jewish. Hobbies and other interests: Travel, fishing, gardening.

ADDRESSES: Home—8 Country Hills Dr., Newark, DE 19711. Office—c/o Department of English, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19711. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: University of California, Davis, acting instructor, 1955–56, instructor, 1956–57, assistant professor, 1957–63, associate professor of English, 1963–68; University of Delaware, Newark, professor of English, 1968–2003, H. Rodney Sharp Professor of Liberal Studies, 1972, professor emeritus, 2003–, associate provost, 1975–81, coordinator of comparative literature program, 1982–87, director of Center for Teaching Effectiveness, 1986–87. Fulbright-Hays senior lecturer, University of Malaya, 1966–67, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1974, and University of Sofia, 2004; University of Cyprus, visiting professor, 2000; guest lecturer at other institutions, including University of Istanbul, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, University of Montevideo, University of Warwick, University of Munich, University of Gdansk, Posnan University, Charles University, and Velicho Turnova University; conference participant. Folger Institute of Renaissance and Eighteenth Century Studies, member of central executive committee, 1975–98; Globe Theatre Centre, member of academic council, 1982–. ISI Press, member of editorial advisory board, 1984–86; University of Delaware Press, chair of board of editors, 1985–97.

MEMBER: International Shakespeare Association, Modern Language Association of America, Shakespeare Association of America, Renaissance Society, Association of Literary Scholars and Critics, Phi Beta Kappa.

AWARDS, HONORS: Danforth associate, 1981–86; Folger fellowships, 1994, 2001; grants from National Endowment for the Humanities.

WRITINGS:

Angus Wilson, Oliver & Boyd (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1964.

(Editor) Approaches to Macbeth, Wadsworth (Belmont, CA), 1966.

(Editor) Twentieth Century Interpretations of As You Like It: A Collection of Critical Essays, Prentice-Hall (Englewood Cliffs, NY), 1968.

(Editor) Ben Jonson, Volpone (critical old-spelling edition), University of California Press (Berkeley, CA), 1968.

(Editor) William Shakespeare, Macbeth (critical old-spelling edition), Oliver & Boyd (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1972.

(Editor) William Shakespeare, King Lear (critical old-spelling edition), Oliver & Boyd (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1973.

(Editor, with David Bevington) Shakespeare, Pattern of Excelling Nature: Shakespeare Criticism in Honor of America's Bicentennial, University of Delaware Press (Newark, DE), 1978.

(Editor and contributor) Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 14, Parts 1 and 2: British Novelists since 1960, Gale (Detroit, MI), 1983.

(Editor, with Kenneth Muir and D.J. Palmer) Shakespeare, Man of the Theater, University of Delaware Press (Newark, DE), 1983.

(Compiler, with Barbara C. Millard) As You Like It: An Annotated Bibliography, 1940–1980, Garland Publishing (New York, NY), 1985.

(Compiler) Critical Essays on Angus Wilson, G.K. Hall (Boston, MA), 1985.

Understanding Shakespeare's Plays in Performance, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1988, 2nd edition, Scrivenery Press (Houston, TX), 2000.

Philip Roth Revisited, Twayne Publishers (New York, NY), 1992.

(Editor) William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of King Lear, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1992, updated edition, 2005.

(Editor, with Jerzy Limon) Shakespeare and His Contemporaries: Eastern and Central European Studies, University of Delaware Press (Newark, DE), 1993.

(Editor) William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 1993.

(Editor) William Shakespeare, The First Quarto of King Lear, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1994.

Shakespeare in Performance: A Midsummer Night's Dream, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1994.

(Editor and contributor) Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet: Texts, Contexts, and Interpretation, University of Delaware Press (Newark, DE), 1995.

(Editor) Critical Essays on Shakespeare's King Lear, G.K. Hall (New York, NY), 1996.

(Editor, with Ben Siegel, and contributor) Daughters of Valor: Contemporary Jewish American Women Writers, University of Delaware Press (Newark, DE), 1997.

(Editor, with Hugh Richmond, and contributor) Shakespearean Illuminations: Essays in Honor of Marvin Rosenberg, University of Delaware Press (Newark, DE), 1998.

Romeo and Juliet: A Guide to the Play, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1998.

(Editor) William Shakespeare and John Fletcher, King Henry VIII; or, All Is True, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 1999.

(Editor, with Ben Siegel, and contributor) American Literary Dimensions: Poems and Essays in Honor of Melvin J. Friedman, University of Delaware Press (Newark, DE), 1999.

(Editor, with Ben Siegel) Comparative Literary Dimensions: Essays in Honor of Melvin J. Friedman, University of Delaware Press (Newark, DE), 2000.

Understanding The Merchant of Venice: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 2000.

King Lear: A Guide to the Play, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 2001.

A Midsummer Night's Dream: A Guide to the Play, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 2003.

(Editor, with Ben Siegel) Turning Up the Flame: Philip Roth's Later Novels, University of Delaware Press (Newark, DE), 2005.

Contributor to books, including William Golding: Some Critical Considerations, edited by Jack I. Biles and Robert O. Evans, University of Kentucky Press (Lexington, KY), 1978; Traditions and Innovations: Essays on British Literature of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, edited by David G. Allen and Robert A. White, University of Delaware Press (Newark, DE), 1990; Shakespeare's Universe: Renaissance Ideas and Conventions, edited by John M. Mucciolo, Scholar Press (Aldershot, England), 1996; Readings on Eugene O'Neill, Greenhaven Press (San Diego, CA), 1998; and Tudor History, edited by Arthur Kinney, 2001. Contributor of articles and reviews to Modern Fiction Studies, Southern Review, Shakespeare Quarterly, Neophilologus, Modern Language Notes, College English, Literature/Film Quarterly, Southern Review, Critique, Northwest Review, Studies in Short Fiction, and other journals. Editor of special issue, Shofar, fall, 2000.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Editing a new variorum edition of All's Well that Ends Well, with Joseph Price.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

BOOKS

Potter, Lois, and Arthur Kinney, editors, Shakespeare: Text and Theater; Essays in Honor of Jay L. Halio, University of Delaware Press (Newark, DE), 1999.

PERIODICALS

American Book Review Annual, 1986, review of As You Like It: An Annotated Bibliography, 1940–1980, p. 463.

Books and Bookman, January, 1965, review of Angus Wilson, p. 34.

Choice, March, 1969, review of Twentieth Century Interpretations of As You Like It: A Collection of Critical Essays, p. 54; July, 1985, review of Critical Essays on Angus Wilson, p. 1632; January, 1993, B.H. Leeds, review of Philip Roth Revisited, p. 792; July-August, 1993, D.C. Redding, review of The Tragedy of King Lear, p. 1772; September, 1997, review of Daughters of Valor: Contemporary Jewish American Women Writers, p. 123; April, 1999, D.S. Gochberg, review of Romeo and Juliet: A Guide to the Play, p. 1457; April, 2002, D.S. Gochberg, review of King Lear: A Guide to the Play, p. 1421; October, 2005, B.H. Leeds, review of Turning Up the Flame, p. 295.

English Language Notes, March, 1996, Howard Mills, review of The First Quarto of King Lear, p. 74; March, 2004, Dolora Cunningham, review of Shakespearean Illuminations: Essays in Honor of Marvin Rosenberg, pp. 74-76.

English Studies, November, 1994, Paul Dean, review of The Merchant of Venice, p. 536.

Journal of American Studies, April, 1999, Edward A. Abramson, review of Daughters of Valor, p. 92.

Library Journal, October 1, 1998, Shana C. Fair, review of Shakespearean Illuminations, p. 86.

MELUS, spring, 2000, Peter Kerry Powers, review of Daughters of Valor, p. 250.

Modern Language Review, April, 1988, review of Critical Essays on Angus Wilson, p. 441.

Notes and Queries, June, 1996, Martin Coyle, review of The First Quarto of King Lear, p. 213; June, 1997, Stephen J. Phillips, review of Shakespeare in Performance: A Midsummer Night's Dream, p. 264.

Reference and Research Book News, May, 1999, review of Romeo and Juliet, p. 183; February, 2001, review of Understanding The Merchant of Venice: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents, p. 188; February, 2002, review of King Lear, p. 215; August, 2005, review of Turning Up the Flame, p. 275.

Reference Reviews, April, 2001, review of Understanding The Merchant of Venice.

Renaissance Quarterly, autumn, 1997, James W. Stone, review of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet: Texts, Contexts, and Interpretation, p. 882; spring, 1999, review of Shakespearean Illuminations, p. 285; summer, 2000, review of King Henry VIII; or, All Is True, p. 621.

Review of English Studies, May, 1995, Katherine Duncan-Jones, review of The Tragedy of King Lear, p. 265; May, 1996, Cedric Watts, review of The Merchant of Venice, p. 253; August, 1996, Paul Hammond, review of The First Quarto of King Lear, p. 409; February, 2002, Brian Vickers, review of King Henry VIII, p. 119.

School Library Journal, February, 2004, Nancy Menaldi-Scanlan, review of A Midsummer Night's Dream: A Guide to the Play, p. 84.

Shakespeare Quarterly, fall, 1990, Joseph G. Price, review of Understanding Shakespeare's Plays in Performance, p. 400; spring, 1997, review of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, p. 98; fall, 1997, Suzanne Gossett, review of Shakespeare in Performance, p. 338; spring, 1999, Eric Rasmussen, review of The First Quarto of King Lear, p. 87; spring, 2002, Anston Bosman, review of King Henry VIII, pp. 116-119.

Shakespeare Survey Annual, 1987, Richard Dutton, review of Shakespeare, Man of the Theater, p. 229; 1994, H.R. Woudhuysen, review of The Merchant of Venice, p. 221; 1997, John Jowett, review of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, p. 286.

Theatre Research International, autumn, 1991, Diane M. Bonardi, review of Understanding Shakespeare's Plays in Performance, p. 255; autumn, 1995, David Ian Rabey, review of Shakespeare in Performance, p. 285.

Voice of Youth Advocates, April, 2004, Megan Isaac, review of A Midsummer Night's Dream, p. 67.

Wilson Library Bulletin, June, 1983, James Rettig, review of Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 14, Parts 1 and 2: British Novelists since 1960, p. 880.