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Post by ToddHW » January 5th, 2021, 7:30 am

The Shakespeare Apocrypha by C. F. Tucker Brooke (1883 - 1946).

"The ambition of the editor has been to provide an accurate and complete text, with adequate critical and supplementary matter, of all those plays which can, without entire absurdity, be included in the 'doubtfully Shakespearian' class." <br><br>This Librivox project provides the Preface and Introduction of this book, wherein some 42 candidate Shakespeares are whittled down to 14 plays "which alone appear entitled, on grounds either of reason or of custom, to a place among the Shakespeare Apocrypha." The book then presents the text (not included here) of the 14 plays; Librivox performances of these play texts will be presented separately in our catalog. (For example, The Two Noble Kinsmen is already released and work is underway on The Birth of Merlin.)
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  • I have one of the "fake" Shakespeare's underway - The Birth of Merlin, and we already have The Two Noble Kinsmen released. Since I am thinking of offering more of the plays, I thought the discussion in the 50ish page introduction of this book might be good to have available for our listeners to reference.

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      • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (C. F. Tucker Brooke) : n/a
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Post by KevinS » January 6th, 2021, 2:48 pm

Looks interesting. May I DPL? (Standard listen, correct?)

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Post by beniaht » January 7th, 2021, 9:27 am

Wow this looks intense!

Can I do the preface and introduction part 1?

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Post by beniaht » January 7th, 2021, 9:19 pm

Hi Todd-

I know I don't read the footnotes but do I read the citations? If so do I say "citation" before reading it?



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Post by ToddHW » January 8th, 2021, 4:21 am

Do not read the citations. We put a link to the etext on the catalog page so folks can go look at the text if they wish.

You can read footnotes if you really think they are interesting. If you do read one, start it with "Footnote" and end with "End of Footnote".

Thanks, Todd

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