Moving Targets: Constructing Canons, 2013–2014

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Hirsch, BD;
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This review essay considers early modern dramatic authorship and canons in the context of two recent publications: an anthology of plays -- William Shakespeare and Others: Collaborative Plays (2013), edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen as a companion volume to th... View more
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