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"This orphan play": Cardenio and the construction of the author (2011)
Journal Article
Meek, R., & Rickard, J. (2011). "This orphan play": Cardenio and the construction of the author. Shakespeare, 7(3), (269-283). doi:10.1080/17450918.2011.589058. ISSN 1745-0918

Critical and popular interest in Cardenio/Double Falsehood has focused largely on Shakespeare. Through a combination of Anglocentrism and Shakespeare-centrism, Shakespeare's collaborator, John Fletcher, and the Spanish author of their source, Miguel... Read More

"More than History can Pattern": Shakespeare and Historicism (2010)
Journal Article
Meek, R. (2010). "More than History can Pattern": Shakespeare and Historicism. Forum for Modern Language Studies, 46(2), (221-243). doi:10.1093/fmls/cqp164. ISSN 0015-8518

This article explores current debates in Shakespeare studies regarding the claims of historicism and presentism. The article focuses upon Cymbeline and its fascination with the ways in which our attempts both to reconstruct the past and to understand... Read More