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Title Coriolanus - Kemble's handwritten part book
Document Type Manuscript
Reference T.a. 23
Case Study Cor8
Theatre Drury Lane; Covent Garden; Haymarket
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production c.1783-1805
Description Kemble's part book. He was a meticulous actor/manager and wrote out the lines for his roles so he could study and memorize them.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles John Phillip Kemble - Coriolanus
Content Keywords power, soldier, greed, class, pride, destiny, friendship
Context Keywords actor, character, script, cues
Play Coriolanus
Library Folger Shakespeare Library
Note Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Folger Shakespeare Library's online catalogue.