Sonia Massai is Professor of Shakespeare Studies at Sapienza, University of Rome, Italy, and a Visiting Professor of Shakespeare Studies at King's College London, UK. She is the author of Shakespeare’s Accents: Voicing Identity in Performance (CUP 2020) and Shakespeare and the Rise of the Editor (CUP 2007). Besides Shakespeare at War: A Material History, she has edited collections of essays on Hamlet (Bloomsbury 2021), on Ivo van Hove (Bloomsbury 2018), Shakespeare and Textual Studies (CUP 2015) and on World-Wide Shakespeares (Routledge, 2005). She has also prepared critical editions of The Paratexts in English Printed Drama to 1642 (CUP 2014) and John Ford's ’Tis Pity She's a Whore for Arden Early Modern Drama (Bloomsbury 2011). She is currently preparing a new Shakespeare Arden edition of Richard III, and she has recently been appointed as a General Editor of the New Cambridge Shakespeare (CSE) series.