The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.0667  Wednesday, 6 March 2002

From:           Jack Heller <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Tuesday, 05 Mar 2002 12:22:04 -0500
Subject: 13.0650 Second Maiden's Tragedy
Comment:        Re: SHK 13.0650 Second Maiden's Tragedy

Perhaps it should be noted that the leading candidate for authorship of
The Second Maiden's Tragedy is currently Thomas Middleton. It is
supposed to be included in the collected works of Middleton under the
title The Lady's Tragedy. As with many anonymous play, Middleton's
authorship is not universally accepted, but I find similarities in
Second Maiden's Tragedy to several Middleton plays. Webster, in my
opinion, would be the second most credible author for this play. It's
not like anything of Shakespeare 

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