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Revision as of 06:43, 5 July 2010

Anon. (1594)


Historical Records

Henslowe's Diary

F. 9 (Greg I, 17)

ye 3 of June ................ R[d] at heaster & asheweros ................ viijs
ye 10 of June ................ R[d] at heaster ................ vs


Theatrical Provenance

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Probable Genre(s)

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Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues

Godly Queen Hester German play

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References to the Play

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Critical Commentary

Greg unenthusiastic about a connection between this lost play and the extant Interlude of the Virtuous and Godly Queen Hester (Q1561) as well as an item in Francis Kirkman Wits in 1673. Without saying why, he does like a connection with "the hypothetical English original of the German play printed in the collection of 1620 (Herz, p 111)" (II, 163-4).


For What It's Worth

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Works Cited

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