2004

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.2113  Wednesday, 15 December 2004

From:           John W. Kennedy <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Tuesday, 14 Dec 2004 14:39:12 -0500
Subject: 15.2105 Macbeth Characters
Comment:        Re: SHK 15.2105 Macbeth Characters

Kathy Dent <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

 >These are dangerous assumptions, but perhaps most dangerous is the
 >assumption that speech prefixes were or should have been standardised in
 >Renaissance play books.  They weren't.

Nor in 1728, either. There are two characters ("Gerald" and "Servant")
in "Double Falshood" who I /think/ are actually the same person, and
plan to treat as the same person in production, but I can't prove it
from the text alone, and have left them distinct in my TEI markup.

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