Sir Thomas More (Old play)

  • Sir Thomas More (Old play)
  • The book of Sir Thomas More

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More, Thomas, -- Sir, Saint, -- 1478-1535
Plays -- England -- 16th century

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Transcribed from: The book of Sir Thomas More / [edited by Walter W. Greg]. -- London : Printed for the Malone Society ... at the Oxford University Press, 1911. -- (The Malone Society reprints). -- "The manuscript of Sir Thomas More is preserved in the British Museum, where it is classed as ms. Harley 7368 ... Facsimiles illustrating the seven different hands appearing in the manuscript accompany the present edition."--Pref. -- "The scribe, Munday is likely to have been at least part-author of the original play ... The revisions ... are in five different hands, probably including those of Chettle, Heywood, [and] Dekker ... The fifth [hand] ... has been claimed ... as Shakespeare's"--Oxford companion to English literature.


Mode of access: Online. OTA website

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Publication based on this text: Ralph Crane and some Shakespeare first folio comedies / T.H. Howard-Hill. -- Charlottesville, [Va.] : Published for the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia [by the] University Press of Virginia, 1972. -- "The results of the present investigation were accepted as fulfillment of the thesis requirement for the Oxford D.Phil."--Pref. -- ISBN 0-8139-0410-2.

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