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Re: Anna Jameson on Ophelia
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.0742  Friday, 30 March 2001

From:           Clifford Stetner <
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Date:           Monday, 26 Mar 2001 19:23:36 -0500
Subject: 12.0702 Anna Jameson on Ophelia /
Comment:        Re: SHK 12.0702 Anna Jameson on Ophelia /

> Is there any particular reason for the assertion of "strong influence"
> by Daniel in particular, or is this just a matter of *Delia* being
> representative of the many post-Sydney, Petrarchan/anti-Petrarchan
> sequences that were in circulation in the early 1590s?
>
> Cheers,
> Karen Peterson

Didn't Daniel originate the "Shakespearean" sonnet form (three quatrains
and a couplet)?  Also, Riverside lists his Civil Wars as a probable
source for Richard II.

Clifford

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