By Peter Holland, Stephen Orgel (eds.)
What can the broadcast texts of performs from Shakespeare's time say approximately functionality? How have revealed performs been learn and interpreted? This choice of essays considers the proof of early smooth revealed performs and their histories of creation and reception, studying a large choice of situations, from early functionality to the psychology of Hamlet.
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