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He certainly had at least one of each of these books. He chose not to buy more. He chose, too, not to produce one or the other play. Instead he saw the two plays as parts of a single whole and created his own version of both plays, conflating them into a single work, cutting scenes and characters and whole sections of the plot completely, adding a few bridge passages and adjustments consequent on the cuts or the problems of the printed texts, making a new, briefer, different Shakespeare play. = 26 Shakespeare abbreviated Edward Dering was a wealthy gentleman, the eldest son of Sir Anthony Dering and himself made a baronet by King Charles I in 1627.
38. Cited in Stern, Making Shakespeare, p. 21, p. 29. Scaffolders could afford a seat. 39. Erne, Shakespeare as Literary Dramatist, pp. 1–2. 40. Brian Vickers, Shakespeare, Co-Author (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2002), p. 6. 41. See Bruster and Weimann, Prologues to Shakespeare’s Theatre, p. 83; Brooks, From Playhouse to Printing House; Peters, Theatre of the Book. 42. Erne, Shakespeare as Literary Dramatist, p. 15, pp. 250–51. 43. A. R. Braunmuller, ‘‘Shakespeare’s Fellow Dramatists,’’ in Wells and Orlin, Shakespeare: An Oxford Guide, pp.
L. Barber, Shakespeare’s Festive Comedy: A Study of Dramatic Form and its Relation to Social Custom (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1959). See Robert Weimann, Shakespeare and the Popular Tradition in the Theater: Studies in the Social Dimension of Dramatic Form and Function, ed. Robert Schwartz (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1978). David Bevington, From ‘‘Mankind’’ to Marlowe (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1962). Douglas A. Brooks, From Playhouse to Printing House: Drama and Authorship in Early Modern England (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000) argues that the same documents undermine Janet Clare’s emphasis on censorship as a factor for playwrights; the combined presence and scarcity of such allusions makes it hard to generalize categorically.