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Vol. II A. Proof copy of an acting edition of ''King Lear'', with autograph alterations and additions by Irving; 1892. Printed, with MS. additions. Marked up in red and lead pencil with...

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    Vol. II A. Proof copy of an acting edition of ''King Lear'', with autograph alterations and additions by Irving; 1892. Printed, with MS. additions. Marked up in red and lead pencil with deletions, additions and alterations to the dialogue, transposit
  • Collection Area: Western Manuscripts
  • Reference: Add MS 61995 A
  • Creation Date: 1892
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  • Language: English
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    Vol. II A. Proof copy of an acting edition of ''King Lear'', with autograph alterations and additions by Irving; 1892. Printed , with MS. additions. Marked up in red and lead pencil with deletions, additions and alterations to the dialogue, transposition of scenes, additions to the characters, stage directions, brief comments on interpretation, etc. For the controversial production at the Lyceum, first performed 10 Nov. 1892, for which this edition was prepared, see Alan Hughes, Henry Irving, Shakespearean (1981), pp. 117-189. With Irving''s signature and the note ''latest proof'' on the front cover.

    ff. i+76. Original grey paper covers. 206 x 133mm.


  • Exhibitions: Discovering literature: Shakespeare and Renaissance , (online), 30 April 2016-

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