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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…

Dryden and Davenant, The Tempest, or the Enchanted Island (Pages 30-31)

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Page 30: Dorinda and Hippolyto (played by a female actor) titillate and amuse the audience by their confusion as they discover sexual feeling, without knowing what it is, having been raised in isolation from society on the island.

Page 31:…

Dryden and Davenant, The Tempest, or the Enchanted Island (Pages 12-15)

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Page 12: Charged struggles between Caliban and Prospero (above) are upstaged by focus on Prospero’s daughters’ introductions to men. Here Prospero’s added daughter, Dorinda, enters for the first time (below).

Page 13: Miranda and Dorinda reveal…