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Shakespeare's Globe Playhouse ; a modern reconstruction in text and scale drawings / by Irwin Smith ; based upon the reconstruction of the Globe by John Cranford Adams ; with an introduction by James G. McManaway.

; Adams, John Cranford, 1903-1986
New York : Scribner, [1956] .
ISBN 9780684144221, 0684144220

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PR2920 F56 1956 Request
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Other Authors Adams, John Cranford, 1903-1986.
Subjects Globe Theatre (London, England : 1599-1644)
London (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- England -- London.
Southwark (London, England) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Theater architecture -- England -- London.
Theaters -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century.
Description xxiii, 240 pages : illustrations, plans (some color) ; 26 cm
Copyright Date [1956]
Notes Bound in blue cloth over boards; printed in gold; blue and black dustjacket.
Erratum slip inserted.
Insert: "Compliments of the author" card.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-228) and index.
Also issued online.
Summary "Based on the ... reconstruction of the Globe Playhouse ... detailed plans of the model ... contains a complete set of scale drawings of the reconstruction for study and for the guidance of model builders, plus the most comprehensive collection of contemporary views and maps of the Bankside district ... There is also a survey of the design of the Globe's multiple stage and of its practical influence on the writing of Shakespeare's plays"--Dustjacket.
Contents The story of the Globe Playhouse -- The site and shape of the Globe -- Its dimensions -- Its fabric -- The auditorium -- The platform -- The tiring-house exterior -- The inner stages -- The rear stage -- Second-level stages -- The music gallery -- The superstructure -- Shakespeare's plays on the Globe's stage (Romeo and Juliet at the Globe ; King Henry IV, Part II) -- The scale drawings -- The fortune builder's contract -- The hope builder's contract.
Geographic Area England
Network Numbers (OCoLC)232708
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Smith, Irwin, 1892-1977.
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