Robert Nye Critical Essays

Introduction

Nye, Robert 1939–

Nye is a versatile British poet, playwright, short story writer, and author of novels for adults and children. His novels range from Doubtfire in the New Novel form to Falstaff, a fictional autobiography of Shakespeare's unscrupulous knight. His plays are sometimes based on medieval morality plays or Greek tragic myths. (See also Contemporary Authors, Vols. 33-36, rev. ed.)