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Edith Evans

(1888—1976) actress

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As You Like It

As You Like It  

A comedy by Shakespeare, first printed in the Folio of 1623, registered 1600 and probably written 1599–1600. Shakespeare's chief source was Lodge's Rosalynde.Frederick has usurped the dominions of ...
nurse

nurse  

In Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, the loquacious and humorous attendant of Juliet.
Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet  

Shakespeare's first romantic tragedy, probably written about 1595 and first printed in a ‘bad’ quarto in 1597; a good quarto (1599) reappeared in the First Folio of 1623. The play is based on Arthur ...
Troilus and Cressida

Troilus and Cressida  

A tragedy by Shakespeare probably written 1602, printed 1609, included in the First Folio of 1623. As well as Homer's and Chaucer's handling of material concerning the lovers and the siege of Troy, ...
Volumnia

Volumnia  

In Shakespeare's Coriolanus, the mother of Coriolanus.
William Poel

William Poel  

(1852–1934)English actor, director, and playwright, pioneer of restoring Elizabethan stage conditions for Shakespeare. He was stage manager of two Shakespearian institutions in their infancies—Emma ...

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