Cover of: Double Falshood and Shakespeare Read Online
Share

Double Falshood and Shakespeare"s Cardenio A Study of a Lost Play by Henry F. Salerno

  • 23 Want to read
  • ·
  • 59 Currently reading

Published by Xlibris Corporation .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shakespeare plays, texts,
  • Drama,
  • Shakespeare,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Plays / Drama

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10611100M
ISBN 100738839205
ISBN 109780738839202
OCLC/WorldCa50326108

Download Double Falshood and Shakespeare"s Cardenio

PDF EPUB FB2 MOBI RTF

—a conference organized by A. R. Braunmuller, University of California, Los Angeles, and Robert Folkenflik, University of California, Irvine. Lewis Theobald claimed his play Double Falshood, based on the “Cardenio” episode in Don Quixote, was “revised and adapted” from s exist of a play by Fletcher and Shakespeare entitled The History of . When a noble patron, probably the earl of Orrery, presented Theobald with a manuscript of Cardenio by Shakespeare and Fletcher, Theobald acquired two extra manuscripts and revised the play as Double Falshood, or, The Distrest Lovers (). Although enemies suggested that the play was a forgery, it was successful on stage.   Double Falsehood's plot is a version of the story of Cardenio found in Cervantes's Don Quixote () as translated by Thomas Shelton, published in though in circulation earlier. Documentary records testify to the existence of a play, certainly performed in , by John Fletcher and William Shakespeare, probably entitled The History of Brand: Bloomsbury Academic. Apocryphal Stories "The Forgery of some modern Author" Theobald s Shakespeare and Cardenio's Double Falsehood Tiffany Stern Most Shelton critics (the looking translator то find of Cervantes's evidence Don of Shakespeare, Quixote) in Lewis Fletcher, Theo- or Shelton (the translator of Cervantes's Don Quixote) in Lewis Theo- balds Double Falshood have .

Based on an episode in Cervantes' Don Quixote, the play known as Cardenio by Shakespeare and John Fletcher was performed at court in A copy of their collaboration has never been found; however, it is claimed that Double Falshood by Lewis Theobald is an eighteenth-century adaptation of it/5(7).   Based on an episode in Cervantes' Don Quixote, the play known as Cardenio by Shakespeare and John Fletcher was performed at court in A copy of their collaboration has never been found; however, it is claimed that Double Falshood by Lewis Theobald is an eighteenth-century adaptation of it/5(16). Get this from a library! Cardenio: Shakespeare's 'lost play' re-imagined. [Gregory Doran; William Shakespeare] -- "Set in the heat and dust of Andalusia in seventeenth-century Spain, Cardenio is the story of a friendship betrayed, with all the elements of a thriller: disguise, dishonour and deceit. A woman is.   Double Falsehood's plot is a version of the story of Cardenio found in Cervantes's Don Quixote () as translated by Thomas Shelton, published in though in circulation earlier. Documentary records testify to the existence of a play, certainly performed in , by John Fletcher and William Shakespeare, probably entitled The History of /5(12).

And that’s a quick Cardenio summary. * Based on Lewis Theobald, 18th century playwright, who claimed that his play ‘Double Falsehood’ was based Shakespeare’s lost play ‘The History of Cardenio’ What are your thoughts – anything unclear, or missing? Please let us know in the comments section below. See Leigh, “Tis no such killing matter: Rape in Fletcher and Shakespeare’s Cardenio and in Lewis Theobald’s Double Falsehood,” Shakespeare (): –96, and “Transvestism, Transformation, and Text: Cross-Dressing and Gender Roles in Double Falsehood/The History of Cardenio,” Quest, –The discussion of the rape is extensive in Quest: see Taylor, Author: Lori Leigh. Then the company learned that Arden had just included Double Falsehood, a play that Lewis Theobald claimed was originally Shakespeare’s. Arden based its decision on scholarship tracing Theobald’s version to The History of Cardenio, known to be written by Shakespeare and John Fletcher and believed lost.   According to this report, a newly-found book is a late 16th century print: The History of Cardenio, often referred to as merely Cardenio, is known to have been performed by the King’s Men, the London theatre company to which .