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the idolization of William Shakespeare

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1866], among others), targeted less at the Bard than at overenthusiastic Bardolaters (Schoch).
also] Heywood, Middleton, and others" (92): critics of this tenor were bardolaters to a (wo)man--and since when was Margot Heinemann (see 177, n.
Both Kirschbaum and Greenblatt seem to have slipped into the ranks of the neoclassical Bardolaters since they are inclined to wink at conspicuous lapses in some of Shakespeare's plays as "intentional theatrical coups," to borrow Robert Hurwitt's words.