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*Prospero's Books* and RSC *Tempest*
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 2, No. 330. Thursday, 19 Dec 1991.
 
 
Date: 		Wed, 18 Dec 91 14:51:38 -0500
From: 		Jay L Halio <
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Subject: 2.0327  *Prospero's Books* and *The Tempest*
Comment: 	Re:  SHK 2.0327  *Prospero's Books* and *The Tempest*
 
The multiple Ariels are not new. RSC did it about ten years ago in the
production that starred Derek Jacobi as Prospero.  A great show, even if
the set was decorated with uncalled for rigging and masts (they cut the
relevant line in the text as a result, i.e. the one about being set adrift
in a leaky butt).
 
Jay Halio
 

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