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Duration of Performances and Lengths of Plays
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 21.0335  Monday, 2 August 2010

[1]  From:      John W Kennedy <
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     Date:      July 28, 2010 6:00:55 PM EDT
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     Date:      July 28, 2010 6:39:00 PM EDT
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[3]  From:      William Godshalk <
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     Date:      July 28, 2010 10:06:22 PM EDT
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     Date:      July 29, 2010 2:27:35 PM EDT
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[5]  From:      Hardy M. Cook <
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Date:         July 28, 2010 6:00:55 PM EDT
Subject: 21.0323  Duration of Performances and Lengths of Plays
Comment:      Re: SHK 21.0323  Duration of Performances and Lengths of Plays

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>As I understand it, one of the major considerations in play
>performance length is the amount of sunlight available in the
>afternoon before dark. Presumably the FrankenHamlet that modern
>editors have assembled out of folio/quarto editions, for 
>instance, would have been too long to accommodate this concern.

At a rapid pace, and in high summer, it could have been done twice over.

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Date:         July 28, 2010 6:39:00 PM EDT
Subject: 21.0323  Duration of Performances and Lengths of Plays
Comment:      Re: SHK 21.0323  Duration of Performances and Lengths of Plays

Terry Ross criticizes my paper on counting references to seeing and hearing plays. He starts with my overlooking of Henry Glapthorne

 

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