Critical and comparitive evaluation of Shakespeare's use of his sources in some of the early and middle comedies
Hale, John K.
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Hitherto the study of Shakespeare's literary sources has mainly sought to establish their identity rather than to evaluate his use of them—not least for the comedies up to and including TwQilAfo The present source-study, however, is critically oriented. It attempts a systematic comparison of the texts of these comedies with their sources, wherever there exists a reason¬ able measure of agreement as to their identity, in the hope of providing a firmer basis for critical interpretation proper.