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The RSC Shakespeare : the complete works

Author: William Shakespeare; Jonathan Bate; Eric Rasmussen; Royal Shakespeare Company.
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
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Developed in partnership with The Royal Shakespeare Company, this fresh new Complete Works combines the very latest scholarship with elegant writing and design. It boasts a wealth of features that will appeal to public and academic libraries, teachers, students and lovers of Shakespeare everywhere.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Jonathan Bate; Eric Rasmussen; Royal Shakespeare Company.
ISBN: 9780230003507 0230003508 9780230003514 0230003516
OCLC Number: 77540526
Description: 64, 2485 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface; J.Bate General Introduction; J.Bate A User's Guide Preliminary pages of the First Folio Foreword; M.Boyd, Artistic Director, Royal Shakespeare Company WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE: COMPLETE WORKS For each play: Individual introduction by Jonathan Bate On-page footnote gloss which explains unfamiliar or obsolete words and classical, biblical or contemporary references where WS assumes audience knowledge Appendices of any significant passages that are not in First Folio 'Key Facts' box with: plot summary, major roles, date, linguistic medium, sources, textual notes COMEDIES The Tempest The Two Gentlemen of Verona The Merry Wives of Windsor Measure for Measure The Comedy of Errors Much Ado about Nothing Love's Labour's Lost A Midsummer Night's Dream The Merchant of Venice As You Like It The Taming of the Shrew All's Well that Ends Well Twelfth Night, or What You Will The Winter's Tale HISTORIES The Life and Death of King John The Life and Death of King Richard the Second The First Part of Henry the Fourth, with the Life and Death of Henry surnamed Hotspur The Second Part of Henry the Fourth, containing his Death and the Coronation of King Henry the Fifth The Life of Henry the Fifth The First Part of Henry the Sixth The Second Part of Henry the Sixth, with the Death of the Good Duke Humphrey The Third Part of Henry the Sixth, with the Death of the Duke of York The Tragedy of Richard the Third, with the Landing of Earl Richmond and the Battle at Bosworth Field The Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eighth TRAGEDIES The Tragedy of Troilus and Cressida The Tragedy of Coriolanus The Lamentable Tragedy of Titus Andronicus The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet The Life of Timon of Athens The Tragedy of Julius Caesar The Tragedy of Macbeth The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark The Tragedy of King Lear The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra The Tragedy of Cymbeline PLAYS NOT IN THE FIRST FOLIO Pericles, Prince of Tyre, by William Shakespeare and George Wilkins The Two Noble Kinsmen, by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher POEMS AND SONNETS Venus and Adonis The Rape of Lucrece 'Let the bird of loudest lay' (also known as 'The Phoenix and Turtle') 'To the Queen' Shakespeare's Sonnets A Scene from Sir Thomas More (Introduction, transcription and modernized text by Eric Rasmussen) CHARTS Shakespeare's Works: A Conjectural Chronology Kings and Queens of England: from the History Plays to Shakespeare's Lifetime The Houses of Lancaster and York: A Genealogy The history behind the histories: a chronology The history behind the tragedies: a chronology Alphabetical Index of Plays and Poems
Other Titles: Works.
Complete works
Responsibility: William Shakespeare, Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen.
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