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Mowat, Barbara A.

Overview
Works: 82 works in 347 publications in 1 language and 20,393 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Outlines, syllabi, etc  Study guides  History  Fiction  Bibliography  Dictionaries  Comic books, strips, etc 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR2833.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 )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Shakespeare's drama about a man who kills the king of Scotland in order to claim the throne for himself, and includes explanatory notes, plot summaries, a key to notable lines and phrases, and other reference information
The tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Book )
20 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and held by 1,220 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 tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,219 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 )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 1,137 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
... The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 998 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 taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Book )
14 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 941 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 )
13 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and held by 934 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 )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the comedy of the couples who are happily united with the help of bumbling Constable Dogberry
Twelfth night; or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy of love and mistaken identities as Olivia tries to keep order in her house
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 870 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
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 752 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 )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life of Henry V by William Shakespeare( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 495 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
Richard III by William Shakespeare( Book )
6 editions published between 1896 and 2004 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Machiavellian tale of England's Richard III, an enterprising, self-made villain whose ascension to the throne was marked with murder and treachery
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's popular comedy of love and mistaken identity is accompanied by a section on reading Shakespeare's language, information on Shakespeare's life and theater, explanatory notes, annotated reading lists, and an essay
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the text of Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors" in which confusion reigns when twin brothers, both named Antipholus, arrive in the same town with their twin servants, both named Dromios, after a lifetime apart; and includes explanatory notes, scene-by-scene plot summaries, and other resources
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 421 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
The tragedy of Richard II by William Shakespeare( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 406 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
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 380 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 labor's lost by William Shakespeare( Book )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 375 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
 
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Mowat, Barbara
Languages
English (221)
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