I head the U.C.B. Shakespeare Program which develops audio-visual/digital materials for the teaching of Shakespeare such as the video documentaries “Shakespeare and the Globe” (distributed by Films for the Humanities),and “Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Restored” and “Shakespeare and the Spanish Connection” (both distributed by TMW Media). In addition to the above-cited web site, “Shakespeare’s Staging,” we have also developed Milton material, such as the documentary “Milton by Himself” (Films for the Humanities) and a website: http://miltonrevealed.berkeley.edu


B.A. with Honors in English Literature: University of Cambridge (UK) 1954

D.Phil. in English Literature: University of Oxford (UK) 1957

Diplomas in Language University of Florence (1953) & Munich (1956)

Other Publications

The School of Love: the Evolution of the Stuart Love Lyric,  Princeton University Press, 1964; reprinted in paperback 2015.

Shakespeare’s Political Plays, New York: Random House, 1967

Shakespeare’s Sexual Comedy, New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1972

Renaissance Landscapes: English Lyrics in a European Tradition, Hague: Mouton, 1973

The Christian Revolutionary: John Milton, Berkeley, University of  California Press, 1974

Puritans and Libertines: Anglo-French Literary Relations  in the  Reformation, Berkeley, University of California Press, 1981

Shakespeare in Performance: “King Richard  III,” Manchester, U.K., Manchester University Press, January, 1990

John Milton’s Drama of “Paradise Lost” New York: Peter Lang, 1992 

Shakespeare in Performance: “King Henry VIII”, Manchester, Manchester University Press: February 1994.

Critical Essays on Shakespeare’s “Richard III.”  Edited, with commentary, by Hugh M. Richmond. New York: G. K. Hall, 1999.

Critical Bibliographies of Shakespeare and the Renaissance Stage  & Shakespearean Stage History. University of N. Carolina, Asheville, Pegasus Press, 1999.

Shakespeare’s Theatre: A Dictionary of  His Stage  Context
.  London/New York: Continuum/Athlone, 2002.

Shakespeare’s Tragedies Reviewed: a Spectator’s Role
, New York: Peter Lang, 2015

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