Owning William Shakespeare-Now Available

Owning William Shakespeare: The King's Men and Their Intellectual Property
James J. Marino
208 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 illus.
Cloth 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4296-6 | $49.95 | £32.50
A volume in the Material Texts series

Owning William ShakespeareThis book explores actors' systems of intellectual property in early modern England. Focusing on Hamlet, The Taming of the Shrew, King Lear, and other plays, it demonstrates how Shakespeare's company asserted ownership of its plays through intense ongoing revision and through insistent attribution to Shakespeare.

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