Shakespeare and his contemporaries report on the Ninth International Shakespeare Conference. by International Shakespeare Conference (9th 1959 Stratford-upon-Avon)

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The essays collected here reconsider the pervasive influence of Italian culture, literature and traditions on early modern English drama. The volume focuses strongly on Shakespeare but also includes contributions on Marston, Middleton, Ford, Brome, Aretino, and other early modern dramatists.

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