John Payne Collier. Scholarship and Forgery in the Nineteenth Century. Two volumes.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004, First Edition. octavo, cloth. 1,532pp. Yale University Press, John Payne Collier (1789–1883), one of the most controversial figures in the history of literary scholarship, pursued a double career. A prolific and highly influential writer on the drama, poetry, and popular prose of Shakespeare’s age..... More