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Title Cymbeline
Document Type Prompt Book
Reference Cymb 2
Primary Association Faucit, Helen
Publication Date 1843
Date of Production c. 1840-1859
Description Prompt book belonging to Helen Faucit, likely to have been used during touring productions in the 1840s and 1850s. The text reverts to using Kemble's naming of characters and includes cuts, cues for effects and two sonnets written in pencil.
Genre History
Theme(s) Royalty, Aristocracy and Class; History, Politics and Corruption; Women and Femininity
Content Keywords class, love, death, reconciliation, women, patriotism, suffering, poison, betrayal, greed, disguise
Context Keywords music, character, cues, stage, blocking, business, sound effects, property
Edition Knight's Cabinet edition, 1843 (Cumberland edition 1829 also referenced)
Shattuck Code CYM 14
Play Cymbeline
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 Prompt books, A Descriptive Catalogue' by Charles H. Shattuck.