An Account of the Only Known Manuscript of Shakespeares Plays (etc.)
This 1843 volume explores a then-recent discovery of an early manuscript of Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor. Interestingly, the discovered edition includes a variety of differing elements from the popular published edition, including a new Dramatis Personae and plot points. The author of this volume posits that such an early text could lend insight into the true essence of the comedy as well as Shakespeare's life and career.
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