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Romeo and Juliet Overview

Romeo and Juliet Overview

  • Category: Comedy
  • Period written: 1594-1596
  • First known performance: 1662
  • Number of lines: 3093
  • Number of scenes: 26
  • Total Characters: 37
  • Prose/Verse: 12%/88%
  • Folios: Folio 1 (1632), Folio 2 (1632), Folio 3 (1663-4), Folio 4 (1685)
  • Quartos: Quarto 1 ("bad quarto") (1597), Quarto 2 (1599), Quarto 3 (1609), Quarto 4 (1622), Quarto 5 (1637)
  • Possible Sources: The Tragicall Historye of Romeus and Juliet (Arthur Brooke, 1562)

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