Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 3, No. 98. Sunday, 3 May 1992.
Date: 		Wed, 29 Apr 1992 21:18:00 -0400
From: 		<sas14%psuvm.bitnet@utcs>
Subject: 	Spurious works!
I have here a book entitled THE SHAKESPEARE APOCRYPHA, being a collection
of fourteen plays which have been ascribed to Shakespeare. [Spurious and
doubtfull works.] ed., with introduction, notes and bibliography, by
C.F. Tucker Brooke. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1918.
Arden of Feversham
Edward III
Sir John Oldcastle
Thomas, lord Cromwell
The London prodigal
The Puritan
A Yorkshire tragedy
The Merry Devil of Edmonton
Fair Em
The Two Noble Kinsmen
The Birth of Merlin
Sir Thomas More.
I know at least two of them have been produced.
My questions are:
1) Has anyone ever seen any of these plays produced (or been involved in pro-
ducing them?
2) Does anyone have any thoughts on these as viable, stageable works?
Stephen A. Schrum
Penn State University, Hazleton

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