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Title The Merry Wives of Windsor
Document Type Prompt Book; Preparation Copy
Reference MW 1
Primary Association Arnold, S.J.
Publication Date 1797
Theatre Drury Lane
Place of Production London
Country of Production Great Britain
Date of Production c. 1813
Description Rough prompt book or preparation copy with pencilled annotations. Owned by Arnold, the Drury Lane manager in 1812, but perhaps pre-dating this. Includes manuscript cast list, stage business and cues for effects.
Genre Comedy
Theme(s) Love and Marriage
Roles Mr Palmer - Falstaff
Content Keywords love, women, deceit, jealousy, confusion
Context Keywords cast, character, cues
Edition Kemble edition, 1797
Shattuck Code MWW 10
Play The Merry Wives of Windsor
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.