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Shakespeare the Player: A Life in the Theatre
This approach to writing about Shakespeare's life emphasizes the role and effects of his being an actor and writer among other actors, and writing for particular colleagues and the live stage. "Shakespeare the Player" discusses the companies for which Shakespeare wrote and acted, what English towns they toured to and when, the process of apprenticing actors in his time, how he may have rewritten and replotted his plays over time, and how the particular a...