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PUBLICATION Acting companies in London during the Renaissance were
perennially in search of new plays. Ordinarily they paid individual playwrights for
them, on a freelance, piecework basis. Shakespeare was an important exception;
as a ...
The shape of the career has a symmetry and internal beauty not unlike that of the
individual plays and poems. (D.Bev.) Shakespeare's reading With a few
exceptions, Shakespeare did not invent the plots of his plays. Sometimes he
used old ...
Lakon jalri began in the south, when male dancer-sorcerers performed, in simple
folk style, the Manora Buddhist birth story as a dance-play. A troupe of three
players was usual. One played the beautiful half- bird, half-human princess,
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