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Coriolanus Overview

Coriolanus Overview

  • Category: Tragedy
  • Period written: 1607-1608
  • First known performance:
  • Number of lines: 3302
  • Number of scenes: 29
  • Total Characters: 61
  • Prose/Verse: 22%/78%
  • Folios: Folio 1 (1632), Folio 2 (1632), Folio 3 (1663-4), Folio 4 (1685)
  • Quartos: None
  • Possible Sources: Fable (Menenius, c. 494 B.C.), Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes (Plutarch, 1579), The Roman History of T. Livy (Philemon Holland, 1600), The Great Frost (Thomas Dekker, 1608), The Roman Histories of Florus (E.M. Bolton, 1621), Annales or A Generall Chronicle of England (John Stow, 1631), Accounts of historical sources

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