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Title:
Speeding up Shakespeare; studies of the bygone theatre and drama
Author:
Lawrence, William J. (William John), 1862-1940.
Publication Information:
London : The Argonaut Press, 1937.
Physical Description:
viii pages, 2 leaves, 220 pages : frontispiece, portraits, facsimile ; 22 1/2 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Speeding up Shakespeare.--On the underrated genius of Dick Tarleton.--Some reflections on Shakespeare's dramaturgy.--Concerning "To be or not to be."--The dedication of early English plays.--A quaint old playhouse trick.--The Elizabethan plotter.--Dekker's theatrical illusiveness and what it reveals.--Stage dummies.--The origin of bulls.--New facts from Sir Henry Herbert's office book.--Playwriting for love.--The folly of the gravedigger's waistcoats.
Format :
Book