“Dramatists to appear jointly on title pages of Henry VI, Parts One, Two and Three in the New Oxford Shakespeare after analysis by team of 23 academics…Using old-fashioned scholarship and 21st-century computerised tools to analyse texts, the edition’s international scholars have contended that Shakespeare’s collaboration with other playwrights was far more extensive than has been realised until now…” (read more)
The Guardian
“Oxford University Press’ new edition of William Shakespeare’s work will have the 16th-century playwright Christopher Marlowe co-credit three of Shakespeare’s plays.” (read more)
TIME
“It’s the first time that a major edition of Shakespeare’s works has listed Shakespeare’s colleague and rival as a co-author on these works, the volume’s general editor, Gary Taylor, said in a phone interview.” (read more)
The New York Times
“This week, in “No, but really, who wrote it?” gossip: Christopher Marlowe, long suspected by William Shakespeare scholars to have worked closely with the Bard, has been credited as a co-author on a new edition of Shakespeare’s plays, published by Oxford University Press.” (read more)
The Huffington Post
“Oxford University Press says its new edition of William Shakespeare’s works will co-credit Christopher Marlowe on the three Henry VI plays…The decision announced Monday for the upcoming edition comes after a team of scholars using modern analytical methods revisited the question of whether Shakespeare collaborated with others.” (read more)
CBS News
“When the new edition of The New Oxford Shakespeare is released next month, there will be some small tweaks to spelling, updated punctuation and new critical notes. But there will be one major change as well: the volume is giving co-writing credit on the “Henry VI” plays, parts 1, 2 and 3 to fellow Elizabethan playwright Christopher Marlowe…” (read more)
Smithsonian.com
“It’s a big day for Christopher Marlowe, who unfortunately cannot enjoy it, having been dead since 1593. The Elizabethan playwright will get credit from Oxford University Press as co-author of three histories, “Henry VI, Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3.” (read more)
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