Shakespeare's Staging
The Victorians and Edwardians 1837 to 1914 (Modern Performances: 1837-1998)
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Shakespeare's Memorial Theatre, built in 1879 by the river at Stratford-on-Avon, was destroyed by fire in 1926. Furness Collection.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

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Tommaso Salvini as Othello, 1875.

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X. Y.

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The Taming of the Shrew: Ada Rehan (1859-1916) as Katherina at the Gaiety Theatre 1888. Rehan as Katherine does not look like a victim. Courtesy of the Hampden-Booth Library, New York.

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