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" Tiger's heart wrapped in a player's hide," supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you ; and, being an absolute Johannes Factotum, is, in his own conceit, the only Shake-scene in a country. "
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Shame in Shakespeare

Ewan Fernie, Lecturer in English at Royal Holloway Ewan Fernie - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 274 pages
...gibe against Shakespeare: there is an upstart Crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his Tigers heart wrapped in a Player's hide, supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you; and, being an absolute Johannes fac totum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene...
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The Gay 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Gay Men and Lesbians, Past ...

Paul Russell - Reference - 2002 - 386 pages
...plays: "an upstart crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his Tiger's heart wrapped in a players hide, supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you; and being an absolute Johannes fac totum is in his own conceit the only Shakescene...
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Shakespeare, Co-author: A Historical Study of Five Collaborative Plays

Brian Vickers - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 558 pages
...is an upstart Crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his Tygers hart wrapt in a Players byde, supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you: and beeing an absolute lohannes fac totum, is in his owne conceit the only Shake-scene...
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The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare's History Plays

Cambridge University Press - Drama - 2002 - 283 pages
...beautified with our feathers, that with his "tiger's heart wrapped in a player's hide", supposes that he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you: and being an absolute Johannes fac totum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene...
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Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2000 - 128 pages
...trust them [actors] not: for there is an upstart crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his tiger's heart wrapped in a player's hide supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you; and being an absolute Johannes Factotum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene...
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Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

Stephen Greenblatt, Stephen Jay Greenblatt - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 430 pages
...ground: "Yes trust them not: for there is an upstart Crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his Tiger's heart wrapped in a Player's hide, supposes...he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you: and being an absolute Johannes Factotum, is in his own conceit the only Shakescene...
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Henry VI, Part One

William Shakespeare - Drama - 2004 - 256 pages
...HenriI VI: trust them not; for there is an upstart Crow, beautilied with our feathers, that with his Tiger's heart wrapped in a Player's hide, supposes...he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you : and being an absolute Johannes fac totum [Jack of all trades], is in his own conceit...
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The Cambridge Companion to Christopher Marlowe

Patrick Cheney, Patrick Gerard Cheney, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and Comparative Literature Patrick Cheney - Drama - 2004 - 312 pages
...mocked Shakespeare as an 'upstart Crow, beautified with our feathers, that, with his Tiger's heart wrapt in a Player's hide, supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you'. He is, Greene concludes, 'in his own conceit the only Shake-scene in a country'/1...
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Renaissance Beasts: Of Animals, Humans, and Other Wonderful Creatures

Erica Fudge - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 246 pages
...the London theater: "An upstart Crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his Tiger's heart wrapt in a Player's hide, supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you and being an absolute lohannes fac totum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene...
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Beginning Shakespeare

Lisa Hopkins - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 212 pages
...feathers, that with his Tygers hart wrapt in a Players hyde [a parody of a line in Henry VI, Part Three], supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you: and beeing an absolute Johannes fac totum ['John do-it-all', or Jack-of all-trades],...
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