Shakespeare Adaptations from the Restoration: Five Plays

Barbara A. Murray
Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 2005 - 556 Seiten
Between 1660 and 1682 seventeen of Shakespeare's plays were altered for the new Restoration stages and times. Shakespeare Adaptations from the Restoration: Five Plays now publishes five of these plays for the first time in a critical edition.

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Titus Andronicus or the Rape of Lavinia ?1678
The Misery of Civil War Henry VIs 1680
The History of King Richard the Second or The Sicilian Usurper Richard II 1680
Henry the Sixth The First Part with the Murder of Humphrey Duke of Glocester 1681
The Injured Princess or The Fatal Wager Cymbeline 1682

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Seite 256 - Richard; no man cried, God save him; No joyful tongue gave him his welcome home : But dust was thrown upon his sacred head ; Which with such gentle sorrow he shook off, — His face still combating with tears and smiles, The badges of his grief and patience ; — That had not God, for some strong purpose, steel'd The hearts of men, they must perforce have melted, And barbarism itself have pitied him.
Seite 5 - I have been told by some anciently conversant with the Stage, that it was not Originally his, but brought by a private Author to be Acted, and he only gave some Mastertouches to one or two of the Principal Parts or Characters...
Seite 196 - Stage; with as little design of satyr on present Transactions, as Shakespear himself that wrote this Story before this Age began.
Seite 200 - Quails popule& moerens Philomela sub umbra Amissos queritur foetus, quos durus arator Observans nido implumes detraxit ; at ilia Flet noctem, ramoque sedens miserabile carmen Integral, et moestis late loca questibus implet.
Seite 479 - England's Worthies. Select Lives of the most eminent persons of the English nation from Constantine the Great down to these times.
Seite 199 - Disadvantage: many things were by this means render 'd obscure and incoherent that in their native Dress had appear 'd not only proper but gracefull. I 150 call'd my Persons Sicilians but might as well have made 'em Inhabitants of the Isle of Pines, or, World in the Moon, for whom an Audience are like to have small Concern.
Seite 265 - My brain I'll prove the female to my soul; My soul the father: and these two beget A generation of still-breeding thoughts...

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