This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900. Excerpt: ... crities think, Shakespeare's play is a revision of an anterior play, especially if, as Mr. Fleay feels sure, this anterior play was Marlowe's, it may have been subject to Legge's influence, and so account for the presence in Shakespeare's play of some of the resemblances here noted. It is difficult to compare the wooing scenes and not cherish a suspicion that such was the case. IV. Lacej's Richardus Tertius. The existence among the Mss. in the British Museum of another play bearing the same title as Legge's has long been known. Nobody seemed, however, to have given the piece more than the hastiest examination, and it was designated by Farmer "a childish imitation" of Legge's play. It was mentioned in Field's introduction to Legge's Richardus Tertius (Shak. Soc. Pub. 1844) on the authority of Halliwell as "a poor imitation", and it appeared under the same designation in Halliwell's Dictionary of Plays, 1800. It is, in fact, nothing less than a transcript of Legge's play, made, as appears from Ms. Harl. 6926, by Henry Lacey in 1856, for presentation at Trinity College, Cambridge. A second Ms. is Harl. 2412. The establishment of this fact was due to the authors of the Athenae Cantabrigienses, 1861. cf. vol 2, p. 41. V. The "Tragical Report of King Richard the Third". August 15, 1586 was entered in the Stationer's Register "A tragical Report of King Richard the Third, a Ballad. This is not extant, and nothing further is known of it. Stieevens seems to have thought that it may have been a play, as he says, "It may be necessary to remark that the words, song, ballad, enterlude and play were synonymously used" (quoted in Boswell's Malone, vol. 21, p. 19); but there is absolutely no ground for the assumption. Mr. Fleay once thought that the ballad was called fort...
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Descrizione libro alan sutton, 1976. Condizione libro: Good. 0904387054 0904387054 Good. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: Good) Jacket faded, has a couple small tears in edges. Spine cocked. Codice libro della libreria 1069953
Descrizione libro Alan Sutton, Rowman & Littlefield, Dursley, 1976. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good. Reprint. Hardcover, Richard in the Chronicles, Richard in Poetry and the Drama, Index Table of some of the Sources of Shakpeare's Richard III, Addendum, Corrigenda, Bibliographical Index, 548 pp. (EX-LIBRARY). A classic study of exactly what raw material was available to Shakespeare when he began to write "Richard III". Book is ex-library with usual library name stamps, card pocket in rear - former owner's name and initial emboss on title page, "Discarded" stamped on card pocket. Dust jacket is in libary mylar, taped to front and rear boards - library sticker on DJ spine foot. A few pages have a bit of underlining. Codice libro della libreria 010593
Descrizione libro Alan Sutton, Dursley, 1976. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: Good+. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good. First Thus. xi + 548pp, bibliographical index, addendum, Brown boards, general foxing/browning to contents, overall a Good+ copy in a VG price-clipped dustwrapper. Originally published in 1900, this book sets out to show the nature of the raw material available to Shakespeare's hand when he began to write his play 'Richard III'. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Codice libro della libreria 020648