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Author: William John Lawrence
Title: The Elizabethan playhouse and other studies
Publisher: Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare Head Press
Subject (keywords, tags): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Theater -- Great Britain History; Theaters -- Stage-setting and sce


Light and darkness in the Elizabethan theatre.--Windows on the pre-restoration stage.--The origin of the theatre programme.--Early systems of admission.--The origin of the English picture-stage.--The persistence of Elizabethan conventionalisms.--Irish players at Oxford in 1677.--Louis XIV's scene painters.--A player-friend of Hogarth.--Garrick's first appearance as Hamlet.--Appendices: I. Amended chronological list of Elizabethan, and quazi-Elizabethan play houses (1576-1663) II. The oldest known English play bills.--Bibliography (p. 245-150)

Contributor: University of California Libraries
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