Shakespeare's Companies: William Shakespeare's Early Career and the Acting Companies, 1577–1594

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., Apr 28, 2013 - Literary Criticism - 264 pages
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Focusing on an often neglected period in Elizabethan theater studies, the 1580s and 1590s, this study considers the plausibility of various biographers' claims about Shakespeare's involvement with different London acting companies. Schoone-Jongen does not make a case for one particular claim but considers eleven different acting companies, devoting six total chapters to their activities, and a summary and critique of the arguments for Shakespeare's involvement in them.
  

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Contents

Acknowledgements
Greenes Groatsworth of Wit and Shakespeares First Plays
Provincial Playing c 15771588
London Playing 15881594
Shakespeare and the Companies
Stranges
SusseXs
The Lancashire Connection
Leicesters Men and Lesser Claimants
The Misguided Mission
Bibliography
Index
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Terence G. Schoone-Jongen is an independent scholar currently based in Washington D.C.

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