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The Comedy of Errors Overview

Comedy of Errors Overview

  • Category: Comedy
  • Period written: 1593-1594
  • First known performance: 1594 (Gray's Inn)
  • Number of lines: 1666
  • Number of scenes: 11
  • Total Characters: 20
  • Prose/Verse: 13%/87%
  • Folios: Folio 1 (1632), Folio 2 (1632), Folio 3 (1663-4), Folio 4 (1685)
  • Quartos: None
  • Possible Sources: The Amphitruo of Plautus (Plautus, c. 186-184 B.C.), Confesso Amantis (John Gower, c. 1576), The Menaechmi (Plautus, 1595)

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