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


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Product Details

  • 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.

About the Author

King spent his undergraudate years on the campus of Bates College. He went on to a Ph.D. and college teaching himself. Retired from American River College in California, he continues to edit its faculty literary review while indulging his love of writing. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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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.


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