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Shakespeare's Mystery Play

The Opening of the Globe Theatre, 1599
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Aims to show that Julius Caesar was the first play performed at the new Globe Theater on June 12 1599, drawing on areas of expertise which are rarely allied in Shakespeare scholarship. Looks at astrological, astronomical, calendrical, historical, and even hydrological data, throwing new light not only on Julius Caesar , but on Hamlet , Twelfth Night , and a variety of accepted beliefs. The author is associated with Lincoln College, UK. Distributed by St. Martin's Press. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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