Pericles and the textuality of theatre
The subtitle of our meeting, 'From Stage to Print in Early Modern England, posits a movement in one direction, from performance to printed book. This seems reasonable since, whereas modern actors usually start with a printed text of some form, we are used to the idea that early modern actors started with manuscripts and that printing followed performance. In fact, the capacity of a printed play to originate fresh performances was something that the title-pages and the preliminary matter of the first play printings in the early sixteenth century made much of....
Citation : Egan, G. (2004) Pericles and the textuality of theatre. Paper Delivered at the Conference 'From Stage to Print in Early Modern England' at the Huntington Library, San Marino CA, USA, 19-20 March
Research Group : English Research Group
- School of Humanities