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Garrick, Cymbeline: A Tragedy (Page 68-69)

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Excerpt from Act 5, Scenes 5-6. The italics indicate that this material was not part of the performance. They produce a reading experience focused on performance as the purpose of the text even as the text includes additional materials – perhaps like…

Cibber, The Tragical History of King Richard III (Preface)

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Preface: Cibber’s Preface discusses his method of distinguishing his work from Shakespeare’s, allowing us to see the mix of writers at a glance.
Page 1: The first act of Cibber’s adaptation concerns Henry VI – already murdered in Shakespeare’s…