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The First Literary Hamlet and the Commonplacing of Professional Plays
Shakespeare Quarterly (2008)
  • Zachary Lesser, University of Pennsylvania
  • Peter Stallybrass, University of Pennsylvania
Abstract
Considers the first ("bad") quarto of Hamlet as Shakespeare's first literary drama, in the context of the use of marginal commas and italics to indicate sententiae in printed professional drama.
Publication Date
2008
Citation Information
Zachary Lesser and Peter Stallybrass. "The First Literary Hamlet and the Commonplacing of Professional Plays" Shakespeare Quarterly Vol. 59 Iss. 4 (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/zacharylesser/16/