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Author Stern, Tiffany.

Title Rehearsal from Shakespeare to Sheridan / Tiffany Stern
Published Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
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Contents Introduction -- Rehearsal in the theatres of Peter Quince and Ben Jonson -- Rehearsal in Shakespeare's theatre -- Rehearsal in Betterton's theatre -- Rehearsal in Cibber's theatre -- Rehearsal in Garrick's theatre : and later
Summary Attention is often given to the performance of a text, but not to the shaping process behind that performance. This is the first history of the subject, from the sixteenth century to the eighteenth. It examines the nature and changing content of rehearsal, drawing on a mass of autobiographical, textual, and journalistic sources. - ;Attention is often given to the performance of a text, but not to the shaping process behind that performance. The question of rehearsal is seldom confronted directly, though important textual moments - like revision - are often attributed to it. Whatismore, up unti
Notes Originally published as hbk.: ©2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-322) and index
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Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history.
English drama -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
English drama -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Theater rehearsals -- England -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191567183 (electronic bk.)
0199229724
1281341592
9780191567186 (electronic bk.)
9780199229727
9781281341594