Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 4, No. 882. Thursday, 2 December 1993.
From:           Herb Donow <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Wednesday, 1 Dec 93 14:44:08 CST
Subject:        Shakespeare Spinoffs
Not exactly a spinoff of a particular play but Cothburn O'Neal's
"The Dark Lady" (New York: Crown, 1954) is a novel about Rosaline
(the dark lady) who is the creative genius behind Shakespeare.  She
is an actor in his company, writes the plays, has a love affair with
Southampton (sonnets are a record of this relationship).  As fanciful as
Burgess's "Nothing Like the Sun."    Herb Donow @SIUC

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