3.17.2010

A Lost Shakespeare Play Sees the Light of Day

The BBC reports that Double Falsehood, a "new" play attributed to Shakespeare will be published soon as part of the Arden Shakespeare collection.

Theatre impresario Lewis Theobald presented the play in the 18th century as an adaptation of a Shakespeare play but it was dismissed as a forgery.

But scholars for British Shakespeare publisher, Arden, now believe the Bard wrote large parts of the play.

Researchers think the play is based on a long-lost work called Cardenio, which was itself based on Don Quixote.

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