Once upon a time — more than a decade ago now — I thought I’d be a film maker. As it turned out, I preferred my life as an academic, but today I discovered that two of my short films have been up on Vimeo for a while, thanks to my old D.O.P.’s efforts. Here’s [...]
After various disruptions and diversions, here’s the fifth and final part of my series on manuscript annotations in playbooks in the Folger Shakespeare Library.
I thought it would be fitting to finish up with a couple of Shakespearean references. The discovery of a new mention of Shakespeare is, after all, one of the great archival [...]
Resuming my regularly scheduled program: some more playbook marginalia.
This instalment features the kind of readerly annotations that I find most interesting. In previous posts, I looked at marks that appear to be theatrical in origin, or at least treat the text as a script for performance; I also discussed some instances of [...]
Some readers, as I had mentioned in the previous post in this series, approached plays in thoroughly un-theatrical ways. In a sense, many of the marks and annotations I described in Part I also speak to a non-dramatic reception: underlinings, marginal crosses, asterisks, and other pointers, and even lines copied out in the [...]
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