This lecture stems from Dr. Lezlie Cross's in-progress book project which details the publication, sales, and use of Edwin Booth's acting editions of Shakespeare. Booth was the most popular and influential actor in nineteenth-century America and this study of his acting editions provides a rare glimpse into the history of the American theatre and print industry.
Booth, Edwin, 1833-1893; Plays (Shakespeare, William); Shakespeare, William, 1564-1621
Literature in English, British Isles | United States History
Capturing Shakespearean Performance in Print: The Edwin Booth Prompt Books.
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