The genesis of "Romeo and Juliet" | Stampa |

English Queen Jane Grey is Juliet of “Romeo and Juliet”
In these brief notes we will try to demonstrate how the tragic play “Romeo and Juliet” by
Shakespeare reports the same contents and words of the story written in Italian language by
Michelangelo Florio in 1561 (and published in 1607, shortly after Michelangelo’s death),
about the life and death of Lady Jane Grey, his preferred pupil!

The genesis of Romeo and Juliet (2.29 MB)