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Author Vickers, Brian

Title Shakespeare, co-author : a historical study of the five collaborative plays / Brian Vickers
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004


Description 1 online resource (560 pages) : illustrations
Contents Part 1. Elizabethan drama and the methodology of authorship studies. 1. Authorship in English Renaissance drama -- 2. Identifying co-authors. Part 2. Shakespeare as co-author. 3. Titus Andronicus with George Peele -- 4. Timon of Athens with Thomas Middleton -- 5. Pericles with George Wilkins -- 6. Henry VIII and The Two Noble Kinsmen with John Fletcher -- 7. Plot and character in co-authored plays: problems of co-ordination. Appendix 1. Pause patterns in Elizabethan drama. Appendix 2. Abolishing the author? Theory versus history
Summary For over two centuries scholars have discussed the evidence that Shakespeare worked with co-authors on several plays. In this study, Brian Vickers argues the case for co-authorship of five plays: 'Titus Andronicus', 'Henry VIII', 'Timon of Athens' 'Pericles' and 'The Two Noble Kinsmen'
Notes Originally published: 2002
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Authorship.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Two gentlemen of Verona.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Titus Andronicus.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Timon of Athens.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry VIII.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Pericles.
SUBJECT Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 fast
King Henry VIII (Shakespeare, William) fast
Pericles (Shakespeare, William) fast
Timon of Athens (Shakespeare, William) fast
Titus Andronicus (Shakespeare, William) fast
Two gentlemen of Verona (Shakespeare, William) fast
Subject Authorship
Form Electronic book
Author UPSO (University Press Scholarship Online). NYU Sept. Archive list 2011
ISBN 0191699365