2013

 

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 24.0207  Saturday, 4 May 2013

 

From:        William Rubinstein <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>

Date:         April 27, 2013 2:28:14 AM EDT

Subject:     Holinshed

 

It is almost always said that Shakespeare used the second, 1587, edition of Holinshed in writing his History plays.

 

Can we be sure of this? Is it possible to point to references in these plays which were based on material in the second edition which did not appear in the earlier edition? 

 

Thanks, Bill Rubinstein 

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