Lewis Theobald

English editor and author

1688   -   1744

country of citizenship: Great Britain
language of expression: English
occupation: literary historian, author, writer, poet, critic

Lewis Theobald (baptised 2 April 1688 – 18 September 1744), British textual editor and author, was a landmark figure both in the history of Shakespearean editing and in literary satire. He was vital for the establishment of fair texts for Shakespeare, and he was the first avatar of Dulness in Alexander Pope's The Dunciad.
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Double Falsehood

play written by Lewis Theobald and W. Shakespeare; thought to be the lost paly "Cardenio".

author: Lewis Theobald

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