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Davies, Robertson, 1913-1995.
Shakespeare's boy actors.
New York, Russell & Russell, 1964
(OCoLC)573965833
Online version:
Davies, Robertson, 1913-1995.
Shakespeare's boy actors.
New York, Russell & Russell, 1964
(OCoLC)631269562
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robertson Davies
OCLC Number: 4327326
Notes: "First published in 1939. Reissued, 1964."
Description: vii, 207, [1] pages illustrations, facsimile, portraits 23 cm
Contents: I. The position of the boy actors in the Elizabethan theatre--The Puritan attack on the theatre as it affected the boys--The coming of actresses after the restoration--Contemporary evidence of the ability of boy actors--Elizabethan acting--The training of the boys--Illusion in the Elizabethan theatre --
2. The Women's roles in Shakespeare's comedies discussed with reference to the boy actor --
3. The women's roles in Shakespeare's histories and tragedies discussed with reference to the boy actor --
4. The old women in Shakespeare's plays and the men who played them--The children in Shakespeare--Unusual roles written for boy actors --
Indecency of speech among Shakespeare's women and its effect on audiences subsequent to the restoration--Physical lovemaking on the Elizabethan stage with reference to the boy actor--The technique of the boy actor as it affects the modern actress in Shakespeare.
Responsibility: [by] W. Robertson Davies.

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