This new Oxford edition of Shakespeare's complete works reconsiders every detail of their text and presentation in the light of modern scholarship. The authority of the early documents is re-examined and the chronological order freshly established. This edition marks a new partnership this year between OUP and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.
The new Oxford edition of Shakespeare's complete works reconsiders every detail of their text and presentation in the light of modern scholarship. The nature and authority of the early documents are re-examined, and the canon and chronological order of composition freshly established. Spelling and punctuation are modernized, and there is a brief introduction to each work, as well as an illuminating and informative General Introduction. OUP and Shakespeare's Globe Theatre this year embark on an official partnership to celebrate the plays both in print and performance - this reissued and rejacketed edition of the complete works underscores the commitment.
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Alphabetical List of Contents; List of Illustrations; General Introduction; Contemporary Allusions to Shakespeare; Commendatory Poems and Prefaces; The Two Gentlemen of Verona; The Taming of the Shrew; The First Part of the Contention of the Two Famous Houses of York and Lancaster (2 Henry VI); The True Tragedy of Richard Duke of York and the Good King Henry the Sixth (3 Henry VI); The Most Lamentable Tragedy of Titus Andronicus; The First Part of Henry the Sixth; The Tragedy of King Richard the Third; Venus and Adonis; The Rape of Lucrece; The Comedy of Errors; Love's Labour's Lost; Love's Labour's Won: A Brief Account; A Midsummer Night's Dream; The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet; The Tragedy of King Richard the Second; The Life and Death of King John; The Comical History of the Merchant of Venice, or Otherwise Called the Jew of Venice; The History of Henry the Fourth (1 Henry IV); The Merry Wives of Windsor; The Second Part of Henry the Fourth; Much Ado About Nothing; The Life of Henry the Fifth; The Tragedy of Julius Caesar; As You Like It; The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; Twelfth Night, or What You Will; Troilus and Cressida; Sonnets and 'A Lover's Complaint'; Various Poems; Sir Thomas More: Passages Attributed to Shakespeare; MEASURE FOR MEASURE; The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice; All's Well That Ends Well; The Life of Timon of Athens; The History of King Lear: The Quarto Text; The Tragedy of King Lear: The Folio Text; The Tragedy of Macbeth; The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra; Pericles, Prince of Tyre: A Reconstructed Text; The Tragedy of Coriolanus; The Winter's Tale; Cymbeline, King of Britain; The Tempest; CardenioR: A Brief Account; All Is True (Henry VIII); The Two Noble Kinsmen; Select Glossary; Index of First Lines of the Sonnets
The Complete Works by William Shakespeare
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