David Bevington

English Language & Literature/Emeritus

David Bevington is the Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Departments of English Language and Literature and Comparative Literature; he also serves as chair of the undergraduate Theater and Performance Studies program. His work centers on Shakespeare and other authors of Renaissance and medieval drama, and he serves as senior editor of the Revels Plays, critical editions of the work done by Shakespeare’s contemporaries. Recently, he updated his 29-volume edition of all Shakespeare’s plays and published Murder Most Foul: Hamlet through the Ages (Oxford 2011), a history of Hamlet.