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== Historical Records ==
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== Historical Records ==
  
 
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== Theatrical Provenance ==
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== Theatrical Provenance ==
  
The Admiral's Men paid Henry Chettle 20s. for ''The Wooing of Death'' sometime between 27 April and 6 May 1600, which was during their final season at the Rose playhouse before a move to the Fortune in late summer or early fall.
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The Admiral's Men paid Henry Chettle 20s. for ''The Wooing of Death'' sometime between 27 April and 6 May 1600, which was during their final season at the Rose playhouse before a move to the Fortune in late summer or early fall. The uniform opinion of scholars is that the play was never completed.
  
==Probable Genre(s)==
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== Probable Genre(s) ==
  
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Tragedy ? (Harbage)
  
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== Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues ==
  
==Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues==
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None known.
  
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== References to the Play ==
  
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None known.
  
==References to the Play==
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== Critical Commentary ==
  
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Greg has no suggestions as to the content of this play (II. Item #203, p. 213.
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==Critical Commentary==
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== For What It's Worth ==
  
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== Keywords  ==
  
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Henry Chettle [[category:Henry Chettle]], Partial payment [[category:Partial payment]]
  
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== Works Cited ==
  
  
== Keywords ==
 
  
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==Works Cited==
 
 
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Revision as of 18:05, 2 November 2009

Henry Chettle (1600)


Historical Records

F. 69 (Greg I.121)

Receaued by me Henry Chettle of mr Henshlowe
in earnest of a booke Called the wooinge of deathe ... xxs
                                     By me henry chettle./

Theatrical Provenance

The Admiral's Men paid Henry Chettle 20s. for The Wooing of Death sometime between 27 April and 6 May 1600, which was during their final season at the Rose playhouse before a move to the Fortune in late summer or early fall. The uniform opinion of scholars is that the play was never completed.

Probable Genre(s)

Tragedy ? (Harbage)


Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues

None known.


References to the Play

None known.


Critical Commentary

Greg has no suggestions as to the content of this play (II. Item #203, p. 213.



For What It's Worth


Keywords

Henry Chettle, Partial payment

Works Cited


Site created and maintained by Roslyn L. Knutson, Professor Emerita, University of Arkansas at Little Rock; updated 31 October 2009.