Difference between revisions of "Richard Crookback"

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<div style="padding-left: 2em; text-indent: -2em"> Donaldson, Ian. "''Richard Crookback'' (lost play)." ''The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson''. Ed. David Bevington, Martin Butler and Ian Donaldson. 7 vols. Cambridge: CUP, 2012. 2:183-184. </div>
 
<div style="padding-left: 2em; text-indent: -2em"> Donaldson, Ian. "''Richard Crookback'' (lost play)." ''The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson''. Ed. David Bevington, Martin Butler and Ian Donaldson. 7 vols. Cambridge: CUP, 2012. 2:183-184. </div>
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<div style="padding-left: 2em; text-indent: -2em"> Evans Robert C. "More's ''Richard III'' and Jonson's ''Richard Crookback'' and ''Sejanus''." ''Comparative Drama'' 24 (1990): 97-132. </div>
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Ben Jonson (1602)


Historical Records

Payments to Playwrights (Henslowe’s Diary)

F. 106v (Greg I.168)

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& wm birde the 22 of June 1602 }
in earneste of a Boocke called Richard } xli
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Theatrical Provenance

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Probable Genre(s)

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Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues

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References to the Play

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Critical Commentary

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For What It's Worth

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Works Cited

Donaldson, Ian. "Richard Crookback (lost play)." The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson. Ed. David Bevington, Martin Butler and Ian Donaldson. 7 vols. Cambridge: CUP, 2012. 2:183-184.
Evans Robert C. "More's Richard III and Jonson's Richard Crookback and Sejanus." Comparative Drama 24 (1990): 97-132.



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