List of plates; 1. An obligation to Shakespeare and the public Louis B. Wright; 2. Our closeness to Shakespeare R. M. Samarin; 3. The popularity of Shakespeare: an examination of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre's repertory Norman Sanders; 4. Shakespeare and the fashion of these times J. P. Brockbank; 5. An approach to Shakespearian tragedy: the 'actor' image in Macbeth V. Y. Kantax; 6. Shakespeare's impact today in France A. Jose Axelrad; 7. Shakespeare and the modern world Wolfgang Clemen; 8. Modern 'theatrical' translations of Shakespeare Rudolf Stamm; 9. Shakespeare as 'corrupter of words' Michel Grivelet; 10. Shakespeare in Ghana D. S. Baker; 11. Timon of Athens David Cook; 12. Who strutted and bellowed? A. J. Gurr; 13. Shakespeare in Planche's extravaganzas Stanley Wells; 14. 'Our Will Shakespeare' and Lope de Vega: an unrecorded contemporary document Paul Morgan; 15. Shakespeare and the Mask Philip Parsons; International notes; Shakespeare productions in the United Kingdom: 1961; 16. Acting Shakespeare today Russell Brown; 17. Canada's achievement Arnold Edinborough; 18. The year's contributions to Shakespearian study Philip Edwards, Norman Sanders and J. G. McManaway; Books received; Index.