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Peter Mayer

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

 (1936– ) US publisher.

At Avon Books in the 1970s, Mayer launched the trade paperback as an alternative to mass-market paperbacks. He brought a more commercial outlook to Penguin...

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Introduction

Roger Warren.

in Staging Shakespeare's Late Plays

October 1990; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 1702 words.

In the autumn of 1984, Peter Hall, the then Director of the National Theatre, publicized that Shakespeare's late plays – Pericles, Cymbeline, and The Winter's Tale – would be staged at the...

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A Jealous Tyrant: The Winter's Tale

Roger Warren.

in Staging Shakespeare's Late Plays

October 1990; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 22963 words.

One of Peter Hall's major concerns regarding The Winter's Tale involved how Shakespeare may have been associated with Sicily, since he somehow reversed Robert Greene's conception of Sicilia...

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Textual and Theatrical Issues: Pericles

Roger Warren.

in Staging Shakespeare's Late Plays

October 1990; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 11279 words.

The text of Pericles presents a fundamental dilemma to aspiring directors because there are several versions of it. The Quatro of 1609, one of the original copies, is not without a great...

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Susanna Shakespeare

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

(1583–1649)

Daughter of William; baptized 26 May 1583. Her name occurs in a recusant list of 1606 for failing to receive communion on Easter Sunday, which implies that she was...

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Henry VI, Part Three

Overview page. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

The third play in Shakespeare's first historical tetralogy was first printed in a corrupt text in 1595 ( see ‘CONTENTION’ PLAYS). As with 2 Henry VI, the title may derive from the editors...

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