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Shakespeare's errant texts : textual form and linguistic style in Shakespearean 'bad' quartos and co-authored plays / Lene B. Petersen.

  • Author

    Petersen, Lene B.,

  • Date published

    2010

  • Publisher

    Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.

  • Subject

    Literature. eflch

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Criticism, Textual.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Language.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Authorship Collaboration.

  • Accession number

    83443223

  • Class

    65.01/PET

  • ISBN

    9780521765220 (hbk.), 0521765226 (hbk.)

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    xx, 310 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Part I: Oral-memorial transmission and the formation of Shakespeare's text -- The Elizabethan dramatic industry and industrious Shakespeare -- The popular play and the popular ballad: evidence of 'quarto mechanics' in the multiple texts of Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet. Uk-SuSCL. Contents: Recomposing the author: some tools for positioning the role of the playwright in dramatic transmission -- Stylometry and textual multiplicity I: contextual stylistics and the case of Titus Andronicus -- Stylometry and textual multiplicity II: testing the grading between authorship and 'orality' in the scenes of Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet. Uk-SuSCL. Target audience: Specialized.