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Shakespeare's Romances
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.2309  Wednesday, 20 November 2002

From:           Clifford Stetner <
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Date:           Tuesday, 19 Nov 2002 10:17:29 -0500
Subject:        Shakespeare's Romances

Not the origin, but perhaps useful:

"63. Phillip Edwards, in 'Shakespeare's Romances: 1900-1957',
Shakespeare Survey, 11 (1958) 15, writes, 'That Shakespeare's last plays
are "romances" "in the restricted and historical sense of the word", as
Petit puts it, does not seem to be a matter for doubt'. For a dissenting
view, see Diana T. Childress, 'Are Shakespeare's Last Plays Really
Romances?', Shakespeare's Late Plays, ed. Richard C. Tobias and Paul G.
Zolbrod (Athens, Ohio: Ohio UP, 1974) pp. 44-55."

From

Kastan, David Scott. Shakespeare and the Shapes of Time. Hanover, NH: UP
of New England, 1982. 178

Clifford Stetner

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