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== Critical Commentary ==
 
== Critical Commentary ==
  
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:[[WorksCited|Greg II]] gives this title independent status (#141, p. 194), resisting the temptation to lump it with one of Chettle's similarly vague entries for work-in-progress.
  
 
== For What It's Worth ==
 
== For What It's Worth ==

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Historical Records

Payments

To playwrights in Philip Henslowe's diary


Fol. 47v (Greg 1.90)
Lent vnto Harey Cheattell the 14 of July 1598 }
vpon a boocke called the playe of a womon } vli
Tragedye the some of vli wch Robart shawe }
willed me to delyuer hime J saye . . . . . . . . . . }

                eather dd the playe or els to paye the money
                wth in one forthnyght . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Theatrical Provenance


There is every reason to assume that the play, if it was completed and staged, was performed by the Admiral's men at the Rose.

Probable Genre(s)

Tragedy Harbage, Wiggins, Catalogue #1138

Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues

The generic title gives no clue to its narrative source.

References to the Play

None known.

Critical Commentary

Malone Collier Fleay, BCED
Greg II gives this title independent status (#141, p. 194), resisting the temptation to lump it with one of Chettle's similarly vague entries for work-in-progress.

For What It's Worth

Works Cited

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