Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
The character of the work of a poet depends, in a measure, upon the state of the art upon which he enters and upon the character of his century and his nation. During the half-century, beginning about 1580, England witnessed the rise, culmination, and gradual decline of Romantic Comedy. "The foundations of modern society had been laid."
Tucker, Ella, "Romantic Comedies of Robert Greene and William Shakespeare" (1930). Graduate Thesis Collection. Paper 94.