The Arden Shakespeare complete works (Book, 2001) []
skip to content
The Arden Shakespeare complete works Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

The Arden Shakespeare complete works

Author: William Shakespeare; Richard Proudfoot; Ann Thompson; David Scott Kastan; Harold Jenkins
Publisher: London : Arden Shakespeare, 2001.
Series: Arden Shakespeare
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
The Complete Arden Shakespeare , published for the first time in hardback in 1998, is now available in an updated paperback edition. The Complete Arden Shakespeare contains the texts of all Shakespeare's plays, edited by leading Shakespeare scholars for the renowned Arden Shakespeare series. The paperback edition includes eight newly revised playtexts as published in the Arden Third Series since 1998.A general  Read more...

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Collected works (form)
Drama (texts)
Poems (texts)
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Richard Proudfoot; Ann Thompson; David Scott Kastan; Harold Jenkins
ISBN: 1903436613 9781903436615
OCLC Number: 51890668
Notes: "The texts in this volume were edited for the second and third series of the Arden Shakespeare"--Page vii.
Previous edition: 1998.
Description: vii, 1347 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Why Shakespeare? --
Shakespeare: the life --
Shakespeare and the theatre --
Shakespeare in print --
Shakespeare's reading and reading Shakespeare --
Afterlife --
Shakespeare's Sonnets --
A Lover's Complaint / Edited by Katherine Duncan-Jones --
Venus and Adonis --
Lucrece --
The Passionate Pilgrim --
'The Phoenix and Turtle' / Edited by F.T. Prince --
All's Well That Ends Well / Edited by G.K. Hunter --
Antony and Cleopatra / Edited by John Wilders --
As You Like It / Edited by Agnes Latham --
The Comedy of Errors / Edited by R.A. Foakes --
Coriolanus / Edited by Philip Brockbank --
Cymbeline / Edited by J.M. Nosworthy --
Hamlet / Edited by Harold Jenkins --
Julius Caesar / Edited by David Daniell --
King Henry IV / Edited by A.R. Humphreys --
King Henry IV, Part 2 / Edited by A.R. Humphreys --
King Henry V / Edited by T.W. Craik --
King Henry VI / Edited by Edward Burns --
King Henry VI, Part 2 / Edited by Ronald Knowles --
King Henry VI, Part 3 / Edited by A.S. Cairncross --
King Henry VIII / Edited by Gordon McMullan --
King John / Edited by E.A.J. Honigmann --
King Lear / Edited by R.A. Foakes --
King Richard II / Edited by Peter Ure --
King Richard III / Edited by Antony Hammond --
Love's Labour's Lost / Edited by H.R. Woudhuysen --
Macbeth / Edited by Kenneth Muir --
Measure for Measure / Edited by J.W. Lever --
The Merchant of Venice / Edited by John Russell Brown --
The Merry Wives of Windsor / Edited by Giorgio Melchiori --
A Midsummer Night's Dream / Edited by Harold F. Brooks --
Much Ado About Nothing / Edited by A.R. Humphreys --
Othello / Edited by E.A.J. Honigmann --
Pericles / Edited by F.D. Hoeniger --
Romeo and Juliet / Edited by Brian Gibbons --
The Taming of the Shrew / Edited by Brian Morris --
The Tempest / Edited by Virginia Mason Vaughan and Edited by Alden T. Vaughan --
Timon of Athens / Edited by H.J. Oliver --
Titus Andronicus / Edited by Jonathan Bate --
Troilus and Cressida / Edited by David Bevington --
Twelfth Night / Edited by J. M. Lothian and Edited by T.W. Craik --
The Two Gentlemen of Verona / Edited by Clifford Leech --
The Two Noble Kinsmen / Edited by Lois Potter --
The Winter's Tale / Edited by J.H.P. Pafford --
1. Title-page, with a portrait of Shakespeare engraved by Droeshout, from the First Folio printed by Isaac Jaggard and Edward Blount, 1623 (British Library/courtesy Bridgeman Art Library) --
2. Shakespeare as twentieth-century cultural icon, selling lager (courtesy Carling Black Label) --
3. Portrait of Richard Burbage, leading actor of the Chamberlain's Men (Dulwich Picture Gallery/courtesy Bridgeman Art Library) --
4. The Globe Theatre, as recreated in the 1990s on London's Bankside (courtesy Globe Theatre) --
5. Detail from Wenzel Hollar's engraving A Long Bird's-Eye View of London, 1647, showing the rebuilt Globe (Guildhall Library, Corporation of London/courtesy Bridgeman Art Library) --
6. The principal actors in the King's Men, as listed in the First Folio of 1623 (courtesy British Library) --
7. The earliest illustration of a work by Shakespeare; a scene from Titus Andronicus, attributed to Henry Peacham, c.1595, 1605 or 1615 (courtesy the Marquess of Bath, Longleat House, Warminster, Wilts) --
8. Title-page of the First Quarto of Love's Labour's Lost, 1598 (courtesy British Library) --
9. Title-page of the First Quarto of King Lear, 1608 (courtesy British Library) --
10. The catalogue of 35 of Shakespeare's plays as listed in the First Folio, 1623 (courtesy British Library) --
11. The second epistle 'To the great variety of readers', prefacing the First Folio, 1623, and signed by John Heminges and Henry Condell (courtesy British Library) --
12. The three witches in the television cartoon version of Macbeth (1993) (courtesy S4C International) --
13. David Garrick in four of his most famous Shakespearean roles, from a contemporary engraving (courtesy Bridgeman Art Library) --
14. Ellen Terry as Mistress Page in The Merry Wives of Windsor (courtesy Hulton Deutsch Collection) --
15. A modern production of A Midsummer Night's Dream (Royal Shakespeare Company, 1994) (courtesy Donald Cooper, Photostage) --
16. Sir Henry Beerbohm Tree in the surviving silent film fragment of King John, 1899 (courtesy Hulton Picture Library) --
17. Laurence Olivier as the King in the 1944 film of Henry V (courtesy The Kobal Collection) --
18. Akira Kurosawa's Japanese film version of Macbeth, Throne of Blood, 1957 (courtesy The Kobal Collection) --
19. Genealogical table showing the houses of York and Lancaster.
Series Title: Arden Shakespeare
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Proudfoot, Ann Thompson and David Scott Kastan ; consultant editor, Harold Jenkins.


This "Complete Works" of Shakespeare contains the texts of all Shakespeare's plays, as edited by leading Shakespeare scholars. Each play has a brief introduction which discusses the date and its  Read more...


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.