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Emanuel Stelzer

her will and assistance comes too late: they find her drowned in the river Trent. This is, however, only the end of the fourth act. The last act concludes the play in an atmosphere of mirth. Elizabeth I herself comes to Nottingham. The members of the

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William A. Quinn

his first edition’s sequence, promising to publish: the conditions and the array of each of them as properly as possible is to be said. and after their tales which be of nobleness, wisdom, gentleness, mirth and also of very holiness and virtue

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Vassiliki Markidou

indeterminacy, instability, and disorder. More specifically, Banquo’s spectral entrance, visible only to Macbeth, upsets Macbeth to such an extent that the event is disrupted. As Lady Macbeth tells her husband: ‘You have displaced the mirth, broke the good

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Andrew Sanders

suggest is indeed ‘wariness’ is apparent. Of course, English has a variety of alternative words to ‘happy’. ‘Merry’ – ‘of a thing pleasing, agreeable, delightful’ – is of Germanic origin and is related to the idea of ‘mirth’, although the word is most

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“Purely Artistic”

Police Power and Popular Culture in Colonial Algerian Theater

Danielle Beaujon

the seemingly innocuous evocations of Algerian history, contemporary society, and Islamic cultural norms. Maheddine's troupe brought harmless words on a page to life with mirth and satire, undercutting the French regime even as they sought to avoid its