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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Romeo and Juliet.
London : Arden Shakespeare, 2012
|Named Person:||William Shakespeare|
|Document Type:||Book, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Shakespeare; René Weis
|Description:||1 online resource (xviii, 451 pages) : illustrations.|
|Contents:||Cover; Title page; Author biography; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; General editors' preface; Preface; Writing love; Love and literary form; Time's winged chariot; Earth tremors and thirteen-year-old children; Nashe's Have With You to Saffron Walden (1596) and Romeo and Juliet; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Lord Hunsdon's servants and Will Kemp at the Curtain (1596-7?); The dates of first performance and publication; Love's young sweet song: 'an excellent conceited tragedy'; 'All the daughters of my father's house'; Introduction; Sources. Brooke's Tragical History of Romeus and JulietTybalt, Mercutio and Paris; Performing love; From London (c. 1596) and Cambridge (c. 1598-1601) to Douai (1694-5); From Garrick (1748) to Berlioz (1839) and Cushman (1845); From Gounod (1867) and Tchaikovsky (1870/80) to Gielgud and Prokofiev (1935); From West Side Story (1957) to Old Pronunciation Shakespeare (2004); The age of Zeffirelli (1960-8); Bogdanov and Luhrmann: from Alfa Romeo to Clockwork Orange Shakespeare and beyond (1986- ); The texts: Q1 (1597) and Q2 (1599); Nurse's italics and Capulet's Wife's speech prefixes; Editorial procedures. Q1's stage directions: a record of performance or 'literary' ornaments?From Q1 to Q2; Second thoughts: Queen Mab and others; Shakespeare's handwriting and what it has left us; ROMEO AND JULIET; Scene 1.2; Scene 1.1; The Prologue; Scene 1.5; Scene 1.4; Scene 1.3; Scene 2.2; Scene 2.1; Scene 2.0; Scene 2.4; Scene 2.3; Scene 2.6; Scene 2.5; Scene 3.2; Scene 3.1; Scene 3.5; Scene 3.4; Scene 3.3; Scene 4.2; Scene 4.1; Scene 4.5; Scene 4.4; Scene 4.3; Scene 5.3; Scene 5.2; Scene 5.1; 1 Q1 and Q4 readings; Appendices; 2 Q1 Romeo and Juliet; 3 Rhyme; 4 Casting and doubling. Abbreviations and referencesAbbreviations used in notes; Works by and partly by Shakespeare; Editions of Shakespeare collated; Other works cited or used; eCopyright.|
|Responsibility:||edited by René Weis.|
Romeo and Juliet continues to be a perennial favourite in the English classroom. As well as offering students a clear and spacious text to read and annotate, the latest Arden edition provides a
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