Unformatted text preview: appearance of needing $-Shx dies in 1616, folio published in 1623-Quarto v. folio-Folio is very big book folded in half-Quarto is folded in quarters-Shx based lots of plots on history and personal experience-Shx didn’t have many original ideas, changed existing ones. Respected in Renaissance-Plague rampant 16 th and 17 th , closed theaters to stop spread of contagious, believed to be noxious air-Didn’t want to anger God with lewd behavior (cross-dressing)-People carried good-smelling hankerchiefs to ward off hazardous vapors-Killed dogs and cats, which would have killed rats-People got paid more to live in London...
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- Spring '07
- Shakespeare, Want, Shx, Quarto v. folio, huge traffic jams