9 blends the public shared tomb of Ghismonda and Guiscardo
, and the public shared textual tomb of Lisabetta and Lorenzo.
2 of Early Theatre to the insights that have emerged from sustained collaborative engagement with Newdigate-linked manuscripts, particularly with the four plays found in the Arbury manuscript, The Humorous Magistrate, The Emperor's Favourite, The Twice Chang'd Friar, and Ghismonda and Guiscardo.
In addition to showcasing the excellent work produced under the oversight of Mary Polito and Amy Scott, this special issue encourages further examination of The Humorous Magistrate, The Emperor's Favourite, The Twice Chang'd Friar, Ghismonda and Guiscardo, and other manuscript plays.
But when Tancred is waiting for her there, he falls asleep, and wakes to find Ghismonda and Guiscardo
Howard-Hill Ghismonda and Guiscardo
is the version bound in A414.
Ghismonda and Guiscardo, a tragedy based on Boccaccio's Decameron 4.
The Ghismonda And Guiscardo prologue states that it is better to see a show than have 'one tong' read a tale aloud, thus suggesting that a group of actors would perform the play for the benefit of an audience that should welcome the performance to verify the value of many tongues over one.
The epilogue to Ghismonda and Guiscardo explains his task to the audience:
The prologue of Ghismonda and Guiscardo, furthermore, asks the literate, skilled spectator to act like a reader of poetry:
Kidnie suggests that the two versions of The Humorous Magistrate, three versions of Ghismonda And Guiscardo, and 'extensive marginal markings' in The Twice Chang'd Friar offer evidence of 'a lively scene of creative production and transmission of dramatic texts'.