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Measure for Measure Overview

Measure for Measure Overview

  • Category: Comedy
  • Period written: 1604
  • First known performance: 1604 (Globe Theatre, London)
  • Number of lines: 2839
  • Number of scenes: 17
  • Total Characters: 24
  • Prose/Verse: 38%/62%
  • Folios: Folio 1 (1632), Folio 2 (1632), Folio 3 (1663-4), Folio 4 (1685)
  • Quartos: None
  • Possible Sources: De Sermone Domini in Monte Secundum Mattaeum (Saint Augustine of Hippo, 1143–1178), Promos and Cassandra (George Whetstone, 1578), The Second pt…of the Boke entitled Too Good to be true (T. Lupton, 1581), Hecatommithi (G. B. Giraldi Cinthio, 1583), Epithia (G. B. Giraldi Cinthio, 1583), The Adventures of Brusanus, Prince of Hungaria (Barnaby Riche, 1592)

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