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Anderson, Mary

Anderson, Mary (1858–1940)   Reference library

Richard Foulkes

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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who made her debut in 1875 at Louisville, aged 16, as Juliet, a role to which her natural gifts of

Anne Hathaway’s Cottage

Anne Hathaway’s Cottage   Reference library

Robert Bearman

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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(Hewland) is a timber-framed and thatched building in Shottery, a hamlet within the parish of Stratford-upon-Avon but just over a

Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra   Reference library

Michael Dobson and Anthony Davies

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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Extravagantly fluid in language and structure alike, Antony and Cleopatra marks a major stylistic departure from its immediate predecessors King

Armin, Robert

Armin, Robert (1568–1615)   Reference library

Gabriel Egan

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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in the Chamberlain’s/King’s Men. William *Kempe left the Chamberlain’s Men in 1599 and was replaced by Armin, a successful

arms, Shakespeare’s coat of

arms, Shakespeare’s coat of   Reference library

Stanley Wells

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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In 1596 John Shakespeare, or perhaps William acting for his father, applied to the College of Heralds for a

Ashcroft, Dame Peggy

Ashcroft, Dame Peggy (1907–91)   Reference library

Michael Jamieson

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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She made her mark as *Desdemona to Paul Robeson’s Othello in London in 1930 and two years later

ballet

ballet   Reference library

Alan Brissenden

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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Dancing contributes essentially to at least twelve of Shakespeare’s plays, but late 17th-century semi-operas like The Fairy Queen (1692

Bernhardt, Sarah

Bernhardt, Sarah (1844–1923)   Reference library

Richard Foulkes

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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who, prior to her controversial departure from the Comédie-Française in 1880, had played Cordelia and Desdemona. In 1888 she

Birthplace

Birthplace   Reference library

Robert Bearman

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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the name given to the half-timbered house in Henley Street, Stratford-upon- Avon, acquired, with extensive ground to the rear, by

Boyd, Sir Michael

Boyd, Sir Michael (1955)   Reference library

Michael Dobson and Will Sharpe

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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Boyd trained in Moscow, and directed in Glasgow, Sheffield, Coventry, and elsewhere before joining the *Royal Shakespeare Company in

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