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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Publisher Comments:

Each edition includes:

  • 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 an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play
  • Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books
  • Essay by Nina Levine

    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. For more information, visit www.folger.edu.

    Synopsis:

    Each edition includes:

  • 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 an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play
  • Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books
  • Essay by Nina Levine

    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. For more information, visit www.folger.edu.

    Synopsis:

    Henry VI, Part II is a History written by English playwright William Shakespeare, who is widely considered to be the greatest writer of the English language. Henry VI, Part II is a play that is a continuation of the story of King Henry from the time of the War of the Roses. Henry VI, Part II is an important work of William Shakespeares, and is highly recommended for fans of his works as well as those discovering his plays for the first time.

    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:
    9780671722678
    Author:
    Shakespeare, William
    Publisher:
    Washington Square Press
    Editor:
    Mowat, Dr Barbara a.
    Editor:
    Werstine, Paul
    Editor:
    Mowat, Barbara A.
    Author:
    Werstine, Paul
    Author:
    Mowat, Dr Barbara a.
    Subject:
    Screenplays
    Subject:
    Shakespeare
    Subject:
    General Performing Arts
    Subject:
    General Drama
    Subject:
    English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
    Subject:
    Henry
    Subject:
    Great Britain History Henry VI, 1422-1461.
    Subject:
    Drama-Shakespeare Plays
    Copyright:
    Edition Description:
    Mass market paperback
    Series:
    Folger Shakespeare Library
    Publication Date:
    20080931
    Binding:
    MASS MARKET
    Grade Level:
    General/trade
    Language:
    English
    Illustrations:
    Y
    Pages:
    384
    Dimensions:
    6.75 x 4.19 in 6.58 oz

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    Product details 384 pages Washington Square Press - English 9780671722678 Reviews:
    "Synopsis" by , Each edition includes:

  • 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 an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play
  • Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books
  • Essay by Nina Levine

    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. For more information, visit www.folger.edu.

    "Synopsis" by , Henry VI, Part II is a History written by English playwright William Shakespeare, who is widely considered to be the greatest writer of the English language. Henry VI, Part II is a play that is a continuation of the story of King Henry from the time of the War of the Roses. Henry VI, Part II is an important work of William Shakespeares, and is highly recommended for fans of his works as well as those discovering his plays for the first time.
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