“Shakespeare’s Handwriting: Hand D in The Booke of Sir Thomas More.” Shakespeare Documented, shakespearedocumented.folger.edu/exhibition/document/shakespeares-handwriting-hand-d-booke-sir-thomas-more.
Thomas, Sidney. “Henry Chettle and the First Quarto of Romeo and Juliet.” The Review of English Studies, vol. 1, no. 1, 1950, pp. 8–16. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/511771.
Jowett, John. “Notes on Henry Chettle.” The Review of English Studies, vol. 45, no. 180, 1994, pp. 517–522. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/517809. — “Notes on Henry Chettle.” The Review of English Studies, vol. 45, no. 179, 1994, pp. 384–388, JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/518844
“Henry Chettle 1564-1606.” No Sweat Shakespeare, www.nosweatshakespeare.com/resources/era/shakespeare-contemporaries/henry-chettle-1564-1606/.
Hoeniger, F. D. “New Harvey Marginalia on Hamlet and Richard III.” Shakespeare Quarterly, vol. 17, no. 2, 1966, pp. 151–155. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com.fscproxy.framingham.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=mzh&AN=0000200745&site=ehost-live.
Flower, Robin. “Gabriel Harvey and Shakespeare.” The British Museum Quarterly, vol. 6, no. 2, 1931, pp. 49–50. JSTOR, doi: 10.2307/4421306.
Scheil, Katherine. “The Second Best Bed and the Legacy of Anne Hathaway.” Critical Survey, vol. 21, no. 3, 2009, pp. 59–71. EBSCOhost, doi: 10.3167/cs.2009.210305.
Findlay, Alison. “Hathaway, Anne.” Women in Shakespeare: A Dictionary, Bloomsbury, 2014, pp. 177–179. EBSCOhost, doi: 10.5040/9781623560928.
Bray, Peter. “Men, Loss and Spiritual Emergency: Shakespeare, the Death of Hamnet and the Making of Hamlet.” Journal of Men, Masculinities & Spirituality, vol. 2, no. 2, June 2008, pp. 95–115. Gale Literature Resource Center, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A189052376/LitRC?u=fst&sid=LitRC&xid=3a61d600.
Henry Chettle is a well-known Elizabethan printer and playwright connected with many high-profile writers including William Shakespeare, Thomas Dekker, Thomas Nashe, Anthony Munday, and Thomas Heywood. Chettle established himself as a great collaborator, working with many authors and contributing to
Born in either 1555 or 1556, Anne Hathaway, also recorded as Agnes, was the eldest of her eight siblings. She lived on a farm formerly known as Hewlands, but now is called Anne Hathaway’s Cottage. Hewlands functioned as a sheep
The Folger Shakespeare Library hosts a number of digital resources. In this post you’ll find links and descriptions to all of Folger Library’s digital resources as well as links to the Kit Marlowe Project’s tutorial videos for navigating these websites.
After looking at all the different study guides, we’ve concluded that these guides are not helpful for understanding character analysis. Many leave out helpful information that students need to fully understand the specific character in any meaningful way, and they
Online study guides are beneficial tools for those wanting general background knowledge about a literary work, but they fail to provide nuanced analysis. While using online study guides can provide superficial knowledge and analysis, one must have a “buyer beware”
Step into the world of Henry VI, Part One with our interactive quiz! Test your knowledge with character quotes, vocabulary, figuring out the descendants of Edward III, and fun facts! Bring the War of the Roses to life! Are you
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Nikita Milivojević’s stage adaptation, translated from Serbian to English by Zoran Paunović, and part of the 2012 Globe to Globe Festival, was performed by the National Theatre in Association with Laza Kostic Fund, from Belgrade, Serbia. Starring Hadzi Nenad Maricic
Jane Howell’s (Screenplay, Class Act) adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Henry VI, Part I, stars Peter Benson (Heartbeat) as the titular King Henry VI, Brenda Blethyn (Pride & Prejudice) as Joan La Pucelle, and Julia Foster (The Loneliness of the Long
Director Nick Bagnall’s intense adaptation of Shakespeare’s Henry VI Part I is a fast-paced performance with plenty of sword fights, a young king, and a captivating martyr. The show stars Graham Butler as the naïve and quiet King Henry VI,
Click on the image below to read Henry VI, Part One on the Folger Digital Texts interface. This text has been transcribed, edited, and encoded; it is fully searchable in either original or modernized spellings. Return to Works
This selection from Palladis Tamia, or Wit’s Treasury, features Francis Meres’s catalog of England’s then-contemporary top poets and satirists including William Shakespeare, Sir Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, Thomas Watson, Thomas Nashe, and more. Students in the Fall 2017 section of “A Rogue’s Progress” worked from the
BBC Editor. “Christopher Marlowe Credited as Shakespeare’s Co-writer.” BBC News, 24 Oct. 2016, bbc.com.
Potter, Lois. The Life of William Shakespeare: A Critical Biography. Wiley-Blackwell, vol. 11, 2012.
Hersher, Rebecca. “Christopher Marlowe Officially Credited As Co-Author Of 3 Shakespeare Plays.” National Public Radio, 24, Oct, 2016, npr.org.
Barber, Ros. “Did Christopher Marlowe Fake His Death?” Huffington Post, 6 Apr. 2014, huffingtonpost.com. Barber, Ros. “Shakespeare Authorship Doubt in 1593.” Critical Survey, vol. 21, no. 2, 2009, pp. 83–110. JSTOR, jstor.org/stable/41556314.
Wraight, A.D. Shakespeare: New Evidence. Adam Hart Publishers, 1996.
Jack, Alex. “Literary Similarities Between Marlowe and Shakespeare.” The Marlowe Studies, 2009, themarlowestudies.org.
Dugdale, John. “How close were Marlowe and Shakespeare?” The Guardian, 28 October, 2016. theguardian.com.
Vlasich, Brooke. “The Controversy of Shakespeare and Marlowe.” Utah Shakespeare Festival, 2017. bard.org.
Samuel Daniel (1562-1619) was an English poet, historian, and playwright. Daniel’s known associates included William Shakespeare, Edmund Spenser, and Sir Walter Raleigh. Born in 1562, he studied at Oxford University. He left after three years to study poetry and philosophy,
Loughnane, Rory. “Marlowe, Not Shakespeare – So What?” OUPblog, 4 Nov. 2016, blog.oup.com.
Robert Greene (1558-1592) was a popular English pamphleteer and dramatist. He was baptized in Norwich on July 11th, 1558. Greene matriculated as a sizar at St. John’s, Cambridge where he received his BA. Later, he received his MA at Clare
Sawyer, Robert. “Biographical Aftershocks: Shakespeare and Marlowe in the Wake of 9/11.” Critical Survey, vol. 25, no. 1, 2013, pp. 19-32. JSTOR, jstor.org/stable/42751017. Sawyer, Robert. “Shakespeare and Marlowe: Re-Writing the Relationship.” Critical Survey, vol. 21, no. 3, 2009, pp. 41-58. JSTOR, jstor.org/stable/41556327.
Hrala, Josh. “Christopher Marlowe Has Officially Been Credited as Co-Author of 3 Shakespeare Plays.” Science Alert, 2016, sciencealert.com.
Craig, Hugh. “Ignore the doubters: here’s why Christopher Marlowe co-wrote Shakespeare’s Henry VI.” The Conversation, 9 Nov. 2016, theconversation.com.
Ribner, Irving. “Marlowe and Shakespeare.” Shakespeare Quarterly, vol. 15, no. 2, Spring 1964, pp. 41–53. JSTOR, jstor.org/stable/2867874.
John Lyly (c. 1553/1554 – 1606) was an Elizabethan prose writer, dramatist, poet, and courtier. Lyly attended King’s School in Canterbury, and Magdalen College at Oxford, earning his BA and MA. The first play he ever published was the prose
George Carey, 2nd Baron Hunsdon (1547- Sept. 9, 1602) was the second cousin of Queen Elizabeth I, Lord Chamberlain of the Royal Household, and a patron of the Lord Chamberlain’s Men for Shakespeare. George Carey was the oldest son of
“I Have Heard of Your Paintings Too’. (Hamlet III, i, 148).” The Review of English Studies, vol. 5, no. 19, 1929, pp. 312–317, www.jstor.org/stable/507732. Accessed 28 September 2017.
Samuel Daniel Samuel Daniel (1562-1619) was an English poet, historian, and playwright. Daniel‘s known associates were Shakespeare, Edmund Spenser, and Walter Raleigh. Born in 1562, he studied at Oxford University, leaving after three years to study poetry and philosophy, and became a servant of the English ambassador of France. The Countess of Pembroke, Mary Sidney, first taught him
John Lyly (c. 1553/1554 Kent, England – November 1606 London, England) was an Elizabethan prose writer, dramatist, playwright, poet, and politician for Queen Elizabeth’s court. John Lyly was an Elizabethan prose writer, dramatist, playwright, poet, and politician for Queen Elizabeth’s
Thomas Kyd (1558-1594) was an influential Elizabethan playwright whose most famous plays include The Spanish Tragedy and The Tragedy of Soliman and Perseda. His parents were Anna and Francis Kyd; he was baptized at Saint Mary Woolnoth church in London on November 6, 1558. His father was a member of London’s Company of
George Carey, 2nd Baron Hunsdon George Carey, 2nd Baron Hunsdon (1547- Sept. 9, 1602) was the second cousin of Queen Elizabeth I, Lord Chamberlain of the Royal Household and a patron of the Lord Chamberlain’s Men for Shakespeare. George Carey was the oldest son of Henry
Robert Greene Robert Greene (1558-1592) was a popular English pamphleteer and dramatist. Most famously known for a pamphlet attributed to him, Greene’s Groats-Worth of Wit, which is believed to critique William Shakespeare. Greene was known for his negative critiques of his
Thomas Watson Thomas Watson was an English poet and author of Hekatompathia, a collection of sonnets published in 1582. Many scholars, including Ibrahim Alhiyari, believe he was born between 1555 and 1557 and died on September 26th, 1592. Watson and his friend Christopher Marlowe were
William Shakespeare (1564-1616); Although not a “Londoner,” Shakespeare spent most of his working life there, writing and performing plays still well known today, and socializing in the same literary circle as Christopher Marlowe and other University Wits. After Shakespeare