Felix and Philomena

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Playwright's Name (1585)

Historical Records

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Theatrical Provenance

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Probable Genre(s)

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References to the Play

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Critical Commentary

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Bullough, noting the indebtedness of Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona to "Felix and Felismena" in Jorge de Montemayor's Diana, suggested that he "may have used a play now lost, The History of Felix and Felio(s?)mena which was played 'by her majesty's servants on the Sunday next after New Year's Day' (1585) and was probably a pastoral based on Montemayor" (1.206).

See also Wiggins, Catalogue (#762).

For What It's Worth

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Works Cited

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