Playhouse Shadows: The Manuscript behind Dick of Devonshire
AbstractEven though six annotations by the playhouse bookkeeper comprise fairly slim evidence, I believe they provide conclusive proof that the scribe's copy for Dick of Devonshire, BL MS Egerton 1994, folios 30-51, was the playhouse copy as prepared for production by the company bookkeeper. These six annotations are indeed 'Playhouse Shadows' that identify the scribe's copy-text.
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