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Re: "Reading" the Plays
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.0352  Wednesday, 6 February 2002

[1]     From:   R. A. Cantrell <
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        Date:   Tuesday, 05 Feb 2002 10:57:01 -0600
        Subj:   Re: SHK 13.0321 Re: "Reading" the Plays

[2]     From:   Martin Steward <
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        Date:   Tuesday, 5 Feb 2002 17:47:34 -0000
        Subj:   The Printing of Playtexts


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From:           R. A. Cantrell <
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Date:           Tuesday, 05 Feb 2002 10:57:01 -0600
Subject: 13.0321 Re: "Reading" the Plays
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.0321 Re: "Reading" the Plays

> It would be interesting to know
> which were the first 5-10 plays printed in English.
>
> Jack Heller

While noting this, also note the first five or ten plays printed in
England, please.

All the best,
R. A. Cantrell
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From:           Martin Steward <
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Date:           Tuesday, 5 Feb 2002 17:47:34 -0000
Subject:        The Printing of Playtexts

Those interested might like to look at Peter Blayney's "The Publication
of Playbooks", in Cox & Kastan, eds., A New History of Early English
Drama (1997).

Or for the adventurous, there is the Stationer's Register itself, of
course...

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