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Largest Number of Roles/Characters
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.1782  Friday, 21 October 2005

From: 		Harry Rusche <
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Date: 		Thursday, 20 Oct 2005 13:23:07 -0400
Subject: 16.1771 Largest Number of Roles/Characters
Comment: 	Re: SHK 16.1771 Largest Number of Roles/Characters

Alfred Harbage lists 47 characters (43 men and 4 women) in "2 Henry VI." 
  The next highest is "Richard III" with 45 characters.  The list is in 
the old edition of the Pelican Shakespeare.

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