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PlayShakespeare.com: The Ultimate Free Shakespeare Resource

Cymbeline Overview

Cymbeline Overview

  • Category:Tragedy
  • Period written: 1609-1610
  • First known performance: 1610
  • Number of lines: 3398
  • Number of scenes: 27
  • Total Characters: 42
  • Prose/Verse: 14%/86%
  • Folios: Folio 1 (1623), Folio 2 (1632), Folio 3 (1663-4), Folio 4 (1685)
  • Quartos: None
  • Possible Sources: Frederyke of Jennen (Anony­mous, 1560), Eufemia: A Comedy (Lope de Rueda, 1567), Certaine Tragicall Discourses of Bandello (Geoffrey Fenton, 1567), The First Volume of Chronicles (Raphael Holinshed, 1587), The Description and Historie of Scotland (Raphael Holinshed, 1587), The Rare Triumphes of Love and Fortune (Anony­mous, 1589), Jerusalem Delivered (Torquato Tasso, 1600), The Decameron (Giovanni Bocaccio, 1620)

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