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Re: Stage Blood
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.0699  Tuesday, 20 April 1999.

From:           John Velz <
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Date:           Monday, 19 Apr 1999 10:03:05 -0500
Subject:        Stage Blood

As I recall, it does not deal with props directly, but people interested
in the bloody business may find useful

Leo Kirschbaum "Shakespeare's Stage blood and Its Critical Significance"
*PMLA* 64 (1949): 517-29.

Focus falls on JC and Cor., where blood has important moral
significance, and modern directors of those plays are criticized for
minimizing its physical presence on the stage.

Cheers (if that is the right valediction for a letter on blood),
John Velz

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