Maria Stuart, Ein Trauerspiel
Tubingen : J.G. Cotta... 1801. First Edition
[-]1, 1-14 in 8’s, 15 in 7 (first leaf of 15 being the title-page), title-page, 238pps, gothic letter, original grey paper boards, uncut, much of the paper missing from the spine, bottom cord severed, a completely unsophisticated copy preserved in a mylar chemise.
A powerful depiction of the psychological struggle between Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart; one in power, the other in prison.
Following a critically acclaimed run at the Almeida Theatre in December 2016 - January 2017, Robert Icke's new adaptation of Friedrich Schiller's Mary Stuart transferred to the West End's Duke of York's Theatre from January 2018 and is currently on a UK tour.
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