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== Historical Records  ==
 
== Historical Records  ==
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===Henslowe's Diary===
  
 
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:&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; By me henry chettle./
 
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== Theatrical Provenance  ==
 
== 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.
 
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.
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Henry Chettle [[category:Henry Chettle]], Partial payment [[category:Partial payment]]  
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Henry Chettle [[category:Henry Chettle]], Partial payment [[category:Partial payment]], Henslowe's records [[category:Henslowe's records]]
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== Works Cited ==
 
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Site created and maintained by Roslyn L. Knutson, Professor Emerita, University of Arkansas at Little Rock; updated 31 October 2009.  
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Site created and maintained by [[Roslyn L. Knutson]], Professor Emerita, University of Arkansas at Little Rock; updated 31 October 2009.
 
 
[[Category:Henry_Chettle]]
 

Revision as of 01:07, 6 December 2009

Henry Chettle (1600)


Historical Records

Henslowe's Diary

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, Henslowe's records


Works Cited


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