II
Shakespeare's Hand in Edward III

Since 1760, when Capell claimed that Edward III was written by Shakespeare, its authorship has been discussed by numerous critics. In the nineteenth century Tennyson, Ward, and Fleay believed that the Countess scenes were Shakespearian, while Swinburne, Saintsbury, Symonds, and Moore Smith denied their authenticity. In the present century Tucker Brooke, while admitting that these scenes were much more Shakespearian at first sight than the rest of the play, came to the conclusion that they were by the same author as the remaining scenes, and that this author was George Peele.1 F. W. Moorman argued that Shakespeare revised the play between 1590 and 1596, and that he completely rewrote the Countess scenes.2 R. M. Smith showed that Froissart provided the main source of the play, and that the Countess episode was derived from this source as well as from Painter Palace of Pleasure.3 Smith, however, went beyond the evidence when he concluded that the whole play must have been written 'at one time by one playwright', and that this playwright could not have been Shakespeare. At about the same time Platt argued that as 'lilies that

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1
Shakespeare Apocrypha, xx-xxiii.
2
C.H.E.L. V. 246.
3
J.E.G.P. X ( 1911), 90-104.

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  • By the Same Author ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • I - Introduction 1
  • II - Shakespeare's Hand in Edward III 10
  • III - Edward III 31
  • IV - Shakespeare's Hand in Pericles 56
  • V - Pericles 77
  • VI - Shakespeare's Hand In The Two Noble Kinsmen 98
  • VII - The Two Noble Kinsmen 124
  • VIII - Cardenio 148
  • Index 161
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