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Edmund Malone (1741–1812)

Malone, Edmund. A noted Irish Shakespearean scholar and editor; born at Dublin, Oct. 4, 1741; died in London, April 25, 1812. He was originally a lawyer. He edited the works of Sir Joshua Reynolds (1797); Dryden (1800), W. G. Hamilton (1808), with memoirs; he wrote also a ‘History of the English Stage’ (1790). He is chiefly known for his edition of Shakespeare (11 vols., 1790); and for having collected the material of the Variorum Shakespeare, edited by James Boswell (21 vols., 1821).