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John Upton, Critical Observations on Shakespeare (London: G. Hawkins, 1748), p. 58. 78. See David Scott Kastan, ‘Introduction’, in King Henry IV, Part One, ed. David Scott Kastan (London: Arden Shakespeare, Thomson Learning, 2002), pp. 1–132 (p. 19). 79. See Kastan, ‘Introduction’, p. 19; Harold Jenkins ‘The Structural Problem in Shakespeare’s Henry IV’, in Shakespeare: Henry IV Parts I and II: A Casebook, ed. G. K. Hunter (London: Macmillan, 1970), pp. 155–73. 80. Matthias Shaaber, ‘The Unity of Henry IV’, in Joseph Quincy Adams Memorial Studies, ed.
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1 Henry IV: A critical guide by Stephen Longstaffe