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Mowat, Barbara A.

Overview
Works: 102 works in 438 publications in 2 languages and 22,323 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy plays  Tragedies (Drama)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Outlines and syllabi  Historical drama  Pastoral drama  Tragicomedies 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara A Mowat
The tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the complete text of Shakespeare's classic play about Macbeth, a man who kills the king in an attempt to seize the crown of Scotland for himself; and includes an introduction, explanatory notes, a modern perspective essay, an annotated further reading list, and a key to famous lines
The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Book )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the text of the play, accompanied by notes and an introduction. Also includes a section of study questions and a brief biography of Shakespeare
The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Shakespeare's finest works is available in a new edition, based on the best early printed version of the play. This new edition of Othello reflects the latest scholarship and includes information on Shakespeare's life, explanatory notes, and a Modern Perspective section. Illustrated
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the text of William Shakespeare's tragedy in which Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, struggles with the decision whether to avenge his father's murder, and includes text glosses; details on Shakespeare's life, world, and theater; and an essay that offers a modern perspective on the play
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the edited text of Shakespeare's play about a man who sets out to subdue a shrewish wife, and includes explanatory notes, accounts of the author's life and theater, illustrations, and a critical evaluation
The tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Book )

19 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The text of the play is presented with discussions of Shakespeare's life and world, dramatic criticism, and textual commentaries
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the comedy of the couples who are happily united with the help of bumbling Constable Dogberry
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antonio, a merchant, borrows money from Shylock, a Jew. When Antonio cannot repay his debt, Shylock demands a pound of his flesh in payment
Twelfth night; or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Book )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Background information about Shakespeare, Elizabethan theater, and the text accompany his play about unrequited love and mistaken identity
The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's tragedy in which an English king foolishly splits his kingdom between the two daughters plotting his doom and disinherits his favorite for speaking out against him
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's play about a shipwrecked Duke who learns to command the spirits
The dramaturgy of Shakespeare's romances by Barbara A Mowat( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Henry V by William Shakespeare( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains that text of the English history play that dramatizes the fifteenth-century conflict between the royal families of York and Lancaster, and includes full explanatory notes on pages facing the text, an introduction to Shakespeare's language, and essays about his life, theater, and the publication of his works
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An edition of Shakespeare's comedy, including discussion of its production, language, plot, and author
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind, daughter of the deposed Duke Senior, is exiled from the court by her wicked uncle. Disguising herself as a young man and accompanied by her cousin Celia and their loyal fool Touchstone, she takes refuge in the Forest of Arden. In the forest Rosalind meets young Orlando with whom she is in love, but her male disguise complicates matters, especially when Rosalind finds she has unwittingly attracted the shepherdess Phebe
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Book )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the text of the play, information about Shakespeare and his theater, explanatory notes, and assesses the play in light of today's interests
King Henry IV part 1 by William Shakespeare( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While King Henry IV rightly laments that his heir, the young Prince Hal, has not distinguished himself in battle, Hal is up to no good at the Boar's Head Tavern with his rotund cohort, Falstaff. With a rebellion rising against the throne at home, Hal lives it up in the ale houses of London, associating with petty schemers and masterminding practical jokes instead of military strategies. When his father sends a messenger to fetch his delinquent son, will Hal rally to the call?
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Hungarian and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers explanatory notes on pages facing the text of the play, as well as an introduction to Shakespeare's language, life and theater
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Folger Library edition of Shakespeare's plays puts readers in touch with current ways of thinking about Shakespeare. Each volume contains full explanatory notes on pages facing the text of the play and a helpful introduction to Shakespeare's language. At the conclusion of each play is a full essay by a scholar who assesses the play in the light of today's interests and concerns
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The King of France gives Helena the hand of any man she wants in marriage, but the one she chooses, Bertram, flees to Tuscany, and she must use her wits to get him back. Includes an introduction, notes, and discussion of the theatrical world of Shakespeare
 
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The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
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Mowat, Barbara

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The tragedy of Romeo and JulietThe tragedy of Othello, the Moor of VeniceHamletThe taming of the shrewThe tragedy of Julius CaesarMuch ado about nothingThe merchant of VeniceTwelfth night; or, What you will