TITLE

THOMAS PEARNE, OF PETERHOUSE, CAMBRIDGE: SHAKESPEARE CRITIC

AUTHOR(S)
SHERBO, ARTHUR
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Notes & Queries;Sep2008, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p348
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article explores the criticism of William Shakespeare by Thomas Pearne in his book review of "Shakespeare," edited by Issac Reed and published in 1785. The review was originally serialized in the 1786 British periodical the "Monthly Review." The author compares Pearne's comments with the editorial glosses which appear in the 1974 edition of "The Riverside Shakespeare."
ACCESSION #
34685030

 

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