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THE UNIVERSITY WITS

George Saintsbury (23 October 1845 28 January 1933), who coined the phrase

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ALL PLAYS LISTED INDIVIDUALLY BY DATE UNDER PLAYWRIGHT.


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ALPHONSUS, KING OF ARAGON 1587

FRIAR BACON AND FRIAR BUNGAY 1589

THE SCOTTISH HISTORY OF JAMES IV 1590

[? GEORGE A GREENE, THE PINNER OF WAKEFIELD 1590]

A LOOKING GLASS FOR LONDON AND ENGLAND [collaboration] 1590

ORLANDO FURIOSO 1591

[? LOCRINE 1591]

[? SELIMUS I 1592]

[? JOHN OF BORDEAUX, OR THE SECOND PART OF FRIAR BACON [collaboration?] 1592]













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1 TAMBURLAINE 1587

DIDO, QUEEN OF CARTHAGE [collaboration] 1587

2 TAMBURLAINE 1589

THE JEW OF MALTA[revised by Heywood?] 1589

DOCTOR FAUSTUS[additions 1602] 1592

EDWARD II 1592

THE MASSACRE AT PARIS 1593













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DIDO, QUEEN OF CARTHAGE [collaboration] 1587


















OXFORD
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LODGE
THE WOUNDS OF CIVIL WAR, OR MARIUS AND SCILLA 1588

A LOOKING GLASS FOR LONDON AND ENGLAND [collaboration] 1590









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LYLY
CAMPASPE (ALEXANDER, CAMPASPE, AND DIOGENES) 1584

SAPPHO AND PHAO 1584

GALLATHEA (TITIRUS AND GALATHEA) 1585

ENDYMION, OR THE MAN IN THE MOON 1588

MIDAS 1589

MOTHER BOMBIE 1589

LOVE'S METAMORPHOSIS 1590

THE WOMAN IN THE MOON 1593









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PEELE
THE ARRAIGNMENT OF PARIS 1581

THE LOVE OF KING DAVID AND FAIR BETHSABE 1587

[? 1 THE TROUBLESOME REIGN OF KING JOHN 1588]

[? 2 THE TROUBLESOME REIGN OF KING JOHN 1588]

THE BATTLE OF ALCAZAR 1589

OLD WIVES TALE 1590

EDWARD I 1591

[? LOCRINE 1591]

[? A KNACK TO KNOW A KNAVE 1592]

[? ALPHONSUS, EMPEROR OF GERMANY >1604?]


















NO UNIVERSITY CONNECTION KNOWN
BUT OFTEN INCLUDED AS A 'UNIVERSITY' WIT
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KYD
THE SPANISH TRAGEDY[revised by Jonson] 1588

[? SOLIMAN AND PERSEDA (ZULZIMAN) 1590]

CORNELIA (POMPEY THE GREAT HIS FAIR CORNELIA'S TRAGEDY) 1594