The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.1715 Tuesday, 2 September 2003
Date: Monday, 1 Sep 2003 12:31:54 EDT
Subject: Query: Hamlet, Director
I recall reading in the scholarly literature on Hamlet a comment about
the prince's advice to the players in 3.2 "Speak the speech, I pray you,
etc." which characterized Hamlet as performing the role of director (or
chamberlain) in shaping the players' decorum. Can anyone provide a
reference to the article in which this comment appears?
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