burlesques and travesties of Shakespeare's plays

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Lines from Shakespeare were parodied in his own time, but the first full-scale travesty is Thomas Duffett's The Mock-Tempest; or, The Enchanted Castle, of 1674, in which Prospero's island becomes ...

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