16th Century Background
Hand-annotated typescripts for Germaine Greer's PhD on 'the Ethic of Love and Marriage in Shakespeare's Early Comedies'. Note from Greer in felt tip says Bottom drawer. 16th Century Background. Undated c. Cambridge University 1964-1967. Contains 4 sizeable typescripts. First one, 47 pages, begins It is obvious that marriage, the essential pivot of a social system based on hereditary rights...; second one, 26 pages, begins A marraige is clandestine if it is conducted furtively; heavily annotated typescript fragment begins It is evident that Shakespeare is concerned with marriage in his early comedies...; third one, 19 pages, begins and Viola, Rosalind and Orlando; fourth one, 36 pages, begins There is a ballad temp.Eliz which embodies perhaps better than any single utterance the idea of wedded love...
Item: [2014.0044.00106] "16th Century Background"