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Pericles and the textuality of theatre

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posted on 26.04.2006, 13:24 by Gabriel Egan
The subtitle of our meeting, 'From Stage to Print in Early Modern England, posits a movement in one direction, from performance to printed book. This seems reasonable since, whereas modern actors usually start with a printed text of some form, we are used to the idea that early modern actors started with manuscripts and that printing followed performance. In fact, the capacity of a printed play to originate fresh performances was something that the title-pages and the preliminary matter of the first play printings in the early sixteenth century made much of....

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EGAN, G., 2004. Pericles and the textuality of theatre. Paper Delivered at the Conference 'From Stage to Print in Early Modern England' at the Huntington Library, San Marino CA, USA, 19-20 March

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2004

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