The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.2113 Wednesday, 15 December 2004
Date: Tuesday, 14 Dec 2004 14:39:12 -0500
Subject: 15.2105 Macbeth Characters
Comment: Re: SHK 15.2105 Macbeth Characters
>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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