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Re: Doubling
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0842  Tuesday, 18 April 2000.

From:           Peter Groves <
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Date:           Tuesday, 18 Apr 2000 12:22:37 +1000
Subject: 11.0817 Re: Doubling
Comment:        Re: SHK 11.0817 Re: Doubling

> I seem to recall a book or a paper that someone had published, laying
> out which characters in Shakespeare's plays were doubled (roles played
> by the same actor within each production.) Does anyone know of such a
> tome?
> > Billy Houck

You may be thinking of _From text to performance in the Elizabethan
theatre: preparing the play for the stage_ by David Bradley (Cambridge;
New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992).  It's the culmination of a
life's work on the theory of doubling.

Peter Groves
Department of English
Monash
 

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