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Title Coriolanus
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Cor 8
Primary Association John Philip Kemble
Case Study Cor8
Associated Names Creswick, William; Irving, Henry
Publication Date 1806
Theatre Covent Garden
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production 3 Nov 1806
Description Annotations made by Kemble. Calls, properties, stage business, cues for effects and timings. At the front there is a three-page description of the triumphal procession.
Genre Tragedy
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption
Roles Charles Kemble - Coriolanus
Content Keywords power, soldier, greed, class, pride, destiny, friendship
Context Keywords classical history, character, cues, lighting, stage, cast
Additional Information Also includes a letter of gift from William Creswick to Henry Irving.
Edition Kemble edition, 1806
Shattuck Code COR 2
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 and 'The Shakespeare Promptbooks, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.