Shakespeare for the Age of Reason

BookShakespeare for the Age of Reason

Shakespeare for the Age of Reason

The Earliest Stage Adaptations of Jean-Francois Ducis 1769-1792

Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, 295

1992

January 1st, 1992

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Cover1
Title Page4
Copyright Page5
Dedication6
Contents8
List of illustrations9
Acknowledgements10
List of abbreviations11
Jean-François Ducis: a chronology12
Introduction18
1. Hamlet30
2. Roméo et Juliette96
3. Le Roi Léar135
4. Macbeth188
5. Jean Sans-Terre258
6. Othello291
Conclusion356
Appendices366
A: Cast-lists for the first performances and major revivais of Ducis's Shakespearean plays between 1769 and 1813366
B: The early manuscript versions of Macbeth373
C: Ducis's lost Shakespearean play: Timon le misanthrope381
Selective bibliography382
Index392