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The Legend of Romeo and Juliet

Olin H. Moore

Frontmatter, Acknowledgments, and Introduction

 1.  The Montagues and the Capulets in History
 2.  Early Development of the Legend of the Montagues and the Capulets
 3.  Giovanni Boccacio
 4.  The Novella of “Ippolito e Leonora”
 5.  The Tale of Mariotto and Ganozza by Masuccio Salernitano (Tommaso Guardati)
 6.  Luigi da Porto’s “Giulietta e Romeo”
 7.  Adrien Sevin
 8.  Clizia
 9.  Matteo Bandello
10. Pierre Boistuau
11. Arthur Brooke and William Painter
12. Luigi Groto
13. Shakespeare’s Deviations from “Romeus and Iuliet”
14. Lost Documents, with a Discussion of the “Romeo en Juliette” of Jacob Struijs and the “Castelvines y Monteses” of Lope de Vega
15. Other Documents, with a Discussion of Girolamo dalla Corte’s “Istorie di Verona” and Loys Guyon’s “Les Diverses Le´┐Żons”
16. Conclusion

Appendices
     Incomplete Outline
     Adrien Sevin

Bibliography
Index

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