The Two Noble Kinsmen | Critical Essay by Charles H. Frey

This literature criticism consists of approximately 23 pages of analysis & critique of The Two Noble Kinsmen.
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Critical Essay by Charles H. Frey

SOURCE: Frey, Charles H. “Collaborating with Shakespeare: After the Final Play.” In Shakespeare, Fletcher and The Two Noble Kinsmen, edited by Charles H. Frey, pp. 31-44. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1989.

In the following essay, Frey examines the issue of collaboration in The Two Noble Kinsmen, arguing that the play exhibits a strategy designed to deflect the audience's attention away from the nature of the authors' collaboration (with each other and/or with their source material) in order to direct attention to the more important collaboration between the producers of the play and the audience.

Collaborate has two main meanings for us: (1) to work with another on a project to be jointly accredited; and (2) to cooperate with the enemy. If Shakespeare collaborated in the writing of The Two Noble Kinsmen (as the title page...

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