Henry VI, Part One; Henry VI, Part Two; Henry VI, Part Three
New American Library, 1986 - 620 pages
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There are three important sources of information about the structure of Elizabethan playhouses drawings , a contract , and stage direction in plays . Of drawings , only the so - called De Witt drawing ( c . 1596 ) of the Swanreally a ...
This hypothetical theater is wooden , round or polygonal ( in Henry V Shakespeare calls it a “ wooden 0 ” ) , capable of holding some eight hundred spectators standing in the yard around the projecting elevated stage and some fifteen ...
All divisions and stage directions that have been added are enclosed in square brackets . A number of the stage directions in Q , like stage directions in other Shakespeare quartos , reflect stage business in actual performance ...
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Henry VI Part One
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