The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1439 Tuesday, 28 May 2002
Date: Saturday, 25 May 2002 20:22:05 -0700
Subject: Hermit Dress
In the stage direction that opens 4.3 of Marston's *The Malcontent,* we
Enter MALEVOE, and PIETRO disguised like an hermit.
Does anyone know what this disguise might look like? Dessen and
Thompson's superb *Dictionary* has a helpful entry on disguises and
mentions this s.d., but does not go into detail about what might signal
that Pietro looks like a hermit.
Hesitating to ask because I had to write a dozen off-list thank you
notes last time,
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