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Casting Shakespeare's Plays: London Actors and their Roles, 1590-1642 Hardcover – Feb 28 1992

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  • Hardcover: 300 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (Feb. 28 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521327857
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521327855
  • Product Dimensions: 17.4 x 2.2 x 24.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 703 g
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In careful analysis, T. J. King reveals how the size and composition of the casts of characters for Shakespeare's plays were determined by common theatrical practices at London playhouses between 1590 and 1642.

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In recent years, scholars have offered many valuable studies of the Globe and other playhouses where the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries were first acted. Read the first page
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Very Useful Oct. 31 2012
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This publication is very useful and full of some interesting context behind these original productions. A useful addition to any director or professor's library.