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" And let those, that play your clowns, speak no more than is set down for them:' for there be of them, that will themselves laugh, to set on some quantity of barren spectators to laugh too; though, in the mean time, some necessary question of the play... "
The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ... - Page 141
by William Shakespeare - 1809
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Shakespeare: The Evidence: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Man and His Work

Ian Wilson - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 512 pages
...Chamberlain's Men's fellows may well be indicated in Hamlet in which Hamlet pointedly urges his actors: And let those that play your clowns speak no more than is set down for them 21 Was this an allusion to Kemp having outworn his extempore style of comic acting? Certainly after...
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Shakespeare's Brain: Reading with Cognitive Theory

Mary Thomas Crane - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 288 pages
Here Mary Thomas Crane considers the brain as a site where body and culture meet to form the subject and its expression in language. Taking Shakespeare as her case study, she ...
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The Klingon Hamlet

Lawrence Schoen - Fiction - 2001 - 240 pages
...humanity so abominably. First Player I hope we have reformed that indifferently with us, sir. Hamlet O, reform it altogether. And let those that play your...speak no more than is set down for them: for there be of them that will themselves laugh, to set on some quantity of barren spectators to laugh too; though,...
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Hamlet

Jennifer Mulherin, Abigail Frost - Drama - 2001 - 32 pages
...about too much. He is particularly stern on clowns who play their parts for 'laughs'. He says, '. . .let those that play your clowns speak no more than is set down for them - for there be some of them that will themselves laugh, to set on some quantity of barren spectators to laugh too,...
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Shakespeare and the Poets' War

James P. Bednarz - History - 2013 - 266 pages
...1599. And he even shares a measure of Jonsons anxiety when he has Hamlet urge the traveling actors to "let those that play your clowns speak no more than is set down for them," since unscripted improvisation prompts "barren spectators" to laugh when "some necessary question of...
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Amleto

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1995 - 320 pages
...humanity so abominably. F1RST PLAYER I hope we have reformed that indifferently with us, sir. HAMLET O, reform it altogether! And let those that play your...speak no more than is set down for them. For there be of them that will themselves laugh to set on some quantity of barren spectators to laugh too, though...
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The Wisdom of Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Political Science - 2002 - 228 pages
...journeymen had made men and not made them well, they imitated humanity so abominably. Hamlet Hamlet IIIM And let those that play your clowns speak no more than is set down for them; for there be of them that will themselves laugh, to set on some quantity of barren spectators to laugh too, though...
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The Kendall/Hunt Anthology: Literature to Write About

K. H. Anthol - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 313 pages
...imitated humanity so abominably. /. Play. I hope we have reform 'd that indifferently with us, sir. 41 Ham. O, reform it altogether. And let those that play...speak no more than is set down for them; for there be of them that will themselves laugh to set on some quantity of barren spectators to 45 laugh to,...
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2003 - 258 pages
For this updated edition Robert Hapgood has added a section on prevailing critical and performance approaches to Hamlet.
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Reimagining Shakespeare for Children and Young Adults

Naomi J. Miller - Drama - 2003 - 329 pages
...contributing their own ideas, even during a performance. Hamlet's warning to the traveling players ("And let those that play your clowns speak no more than is set down for them") suggests that at least some of the actors did not approach the text with reverence. Nor did the audience...
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