Erik Gustaf Geijer


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Swedish historian and poet. His Macbeth (1813), modelled on Schiller's version, was the first Swedish translation of a Shakespeare play; it was written after a stay in England where Geijer saw Kemble in Hamlet and Cooke as Shylock.


Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.

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