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Shakespeare and the book

Author: David Scott Kastan
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text is an examination of how Shakespeare's plays were transformed from scripts to be performed into books to be read, and from popular entertainments into the centrepieces of the English literary canon.
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Bibliographie
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Scott Kastan
ISBN: 0521781396 9780521781398 0521786517 9780521786515
OCLC Number: 46366284
Description: xiii, 167 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: From playhouse to printing house; or, making a good impression --
From quarto to folio; or, size matters --
From contemporary to classic; or, textual healing --
From codex to computer; or, presence of mind.
Responsibility: David Scott Kastan.
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