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acting, Elizabethan

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

Second edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780198708735
Published online January 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191788802
acting, Elizabethan

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The Elizabethan word for what we call acting was ‘playing’, and the word ‘acting’ was reserved for the gesticulations of

Reference Entry.  1088 words. 

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism

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