Shakespeare Electronic Conference, SHK 7.0708. Monday, 30 September 1996.
Date: Sunday, 29 Sep 1996 09:53:44 -0800
Subject: "Introductory Guide"
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
One of my many hats is stage history, and as one of a few people at Berkeley
doing stage history I've occasionally been asked to give "how to" talks. Over
the years, I kept notes and, finally, wrote up an "Introductory Guide" that I
gave to all interested colleagues. It received a warm reception from many
people, who find it a useful resource.
The purpose of the guide is *genuinely* introductory. I want to give people
who do not know much about stage history an introduction without overloading
I'm curious about what members of the SHAKSPER group might think about the
guide, so I spent a few minutes this morning putting a hypertextual version on
the World Wide Web. The URL is
I am interested in any responses, including suggestions for additional material.