What Shakespeare Read--and Thought

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Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1981 - Literary Criticism - 210 pages
An eminent Shakespearean critic and historian examines Shakespeare's reading--from his schoolboy primer to Holinshed's Chronicles and sixteenthcentury Italian comedies--and discusses how Shakespeare used and transformed information, plots and styles

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Contents

PREFACE
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Shakespeares Education I
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Shakespeare and the Classics
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Copyright

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