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Publisher Comments:

< B> Folger Shakespeare Library < P> < /B> < P> The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies< P> & #149 Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play< P> & #149 Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play< P> & #149 Scene-by-scene plot summaries< P> & #149 A key to famous lines and phrases< P> & #149 An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language< P> & #149 An essay by leading Shakespeare scholar, Christy Desmet, providing a modern perspective on the play< P> & #149 Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books< P> The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs.< P>

Synopsis:

Folger Shakespeare Library

The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies

• Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play

• Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play

• Scene-by-scene plot summaries

• A key to famous lines and phrases

• An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language

• An essay by leading Shakespeare scholar, Christy Desmet, providing a modern perspective on the play

• Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs.

About the Author

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world’s largest collection of Shakespeare’s printed works and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger Shakespeare Library offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit Folger.edu.

Barbara A. Mowat is Director of Academic Programs at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Editor of Shakespeare Quarterly, Chair of the Folger Institute, and author of The Dramaturgy of Shakespeare's Romances and of essays on Shakespeare's plays and on the editing of the plays.

Paul Werstine is Professor of English at King's College and the Graduate School of the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is the author of many papers and articles on the printing and editing of Shakespeare's plays and was Associate Editor of the annual Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England from 1980 to 1989.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743484909
Editor:
Mowat, Dr Barbara a.
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Editor:
Mowat, Dr Barbara a.
Editor:
Mowat, Barbara A.
Author:
Mo
Author:
Paul
Author:
wat, Dr. Barbara A.
Author:
Werstine, Paul
Author:
Werstine
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Mowat, Dr Barbara a.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
General Performing Arts
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B101
Series:
Folger Shakespeare Library
Publication Date:
June 2005
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in 5.81 oz

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"Synopsis" by , Folger Shakespeare Library

The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies

• Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play

• Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play

• Scene-by-scene plot summaries

• A key to famous lines and phrases

• An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language

• An essay by leading Shakespeare scholar, Christy Desmet, providing a modern perspective on the play

• Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs.

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