William Shakespeare: a documentary volume

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Gale Group, Aug 12, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 390 pages
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Contents

15641591
5
1592March 1603
27
John Shakespeare Cited for Failing to Attend Church
30
Henslowe Records Performances of a Play about Henry VI
38
Possible Allusion to The Rape ofLucrece in Draytons Matilda
44
Account of an Attempted Performance of The Comedy of Errors
50
Stationers Register Entry
52
Writ of Attachment Requested against Shakespeare and Others
58
Allusion to Justice Shallow in Woodhouses The Flea
171
Possible Allusions to Richard III and Twelfth Night in Dekkers
177
The Kings Men Paid for Court Performances
180
Mary Shakespeares Burial Record
186
Stationers Register Entries
195
Pericles and King Lear Performed at Gowthwaite Hall
196
Allusion to Falstaff in Sharpes More Fooles Yet
202
Bill of Complaint Regarding the Stratford Tithes
208

Stationers Register Entries
65
Shakespeare Listed as Hoarding Grain
71
Shakespeare Is Paid for a Load of Stone
78
Allusion to Loves Labors Lost in Toftes Alba
86
Further Details of Shakespeares Share of the Globe
95
Publications
100
The Publication of Englands Helicon
106
Allusions to Venus and Adonis and Lucrece in Lanes
112
The Publication of Chesters Loves Martyr
117
Publications
123
Hercules Underhill Acknowledges Shakespeares Ownership
129
Allusion to Shakespeare in A mournefull Dittie
136
April 16031616
137
Shakespeare Named in Phillipss Will
158
Hubauds Bond to Shakespeare
165
Publications
215
Shakespeare and Burbage Paid for Impresa
221
The Kings Men Paid for Court Performances
227
Publication
228
The Kings Men Paid for Court Performances
235
Publication
249
Shakespeares Posthumous Reputation and the First Folio
253
Appendix
273
Regulations for the Theater
281
Epigrams and Satires
289
AntiTheatrical Tracts
304
Practical Matters
310
Cumulative Index
319
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