Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 August 2014

288 Pages | 16 tables

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198704416

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Determining the Shakespeare Canon

Arden of Faversham and A Lover's Complaint

MacDonald P. Jackson

  • Makes the case for adding a new play to the Shakespeare canon
  • Increases our knowledge of the beginnings of Shakespeare's playwriting career and of his activity as a collaborator with other playwrights
  • Demonstrates that A Lover's Complaint, published within the 1609 quart of Shakespeare Sonnets was correctly attributed and belongs within sequence devised by Shakespeare
  • Describes various modern techniques of author attribution
  • Written in a clear and engaging style