Restoring Shakespeare a critical analysis of the misreadings in Shakespeare"s works, with facsimiles and numerous plates by Kellner, Leon

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  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism, Textual.,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Autographs.,
  • Paleography, English.

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Statementby Leon Kellner.
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Pagination2 p. l., [vii]-xvi, 216 p.
Number of Pages216
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Open LibraryOL16455529M

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Leon Kellner points out that sometimes Shakespeare’s languages does not make sense at all but this is not necessarily because his metaphors are too complex. Rather, the printing of his works is often filled with errors.

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