Documents of Performance in Early Modern England

@inproceedings{Stern2009DocumentsOP,
  title={Documents of Performance in Early Modern England},
  author={Tiffany Stern},
  year={2009}
}
Introduction: playwrights as play-patchers 1. Plot-scenarios 2. Playbills and title-pages 3. 'Arguments' in playhouse and book 4. Prologues, epilogues, interim entertainments 5. Songs and masques 6. Scrolls 7. Backstage plots 8 and 9. The approved 'book' and actors' parts Conclusion: repatching the play. 
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