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A study of Shakespeare’s Roman plays in the nineteenth century English theatre

@inproceedings{Rostron1970ASO,
  title={A study of Shakespeare’s Roman plays in the nineteenth century English theatre},
  author={David Rostron},
  year={1970}
}
  • David Rostron
  • Published 1970
  • Art
  • By drawing on prompt copies, newspaper articles, and the memoirs of actors, producers and theatregoers, this study sets out to supply a more detailed stage history of Shakespeare's three Roman plays between 1800 and 1900 than has hitherto been available. The first chapter asserts that there should be a fruitful partnership between the scholar's study and the actor's stage, but demonstrates that this has not always occurred. A sketch is then supplied of the changing conditions of performance in… CONTINUE READING