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The first quarto of King Henry V

The first quarto of King Henry V

Author: William Shakespeare; Andrew Gurr
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2000
Series: The new Cambridge Shakespeare, <<The>> early quartos
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is the first modernized critical edition of Shakespeare's Henry V in the form of its original staging at the Globe in 1599. Andrew Gurr provides a most extensive commentary on the Quarto text of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: szövegkiadás
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Andrew Gurr
ISBN: 0521623367 9780521623360
OCLC Number: 1014747086
Description: XIII, 122 p. ill. 24 cm
Contents: List of illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations and conventions; Introduction; 1. The significance of the quarto text; 2. The nature of playhouse manuscripts; 3. The history of Henry V's quarto text; 4. The quarto printings; 5. The copy for and printing of Q1; 6. The so-called 'reporters' of Q1; 7. Compositor errors in Q1; 8. Mishearings from dictation; 9. Re-lineation; 10. Premeditated revisions; 11. Reassignments of parts; 12. Q's use of the cuts from F; 13. Verbal alterations for consistency; 14. Shakespeare's changes or the players'?; 15. Stage history; Note on the text; List of characters; The Play; Textual notes; Appendix 1: some of Q's re-lining of verse; Appendix 2: Q's rendering of Pistol's lines as verse; Bibliography.
Series Title: The new Cambridge Shakespeare, <<The>> early quartos
Responsibility: ed. by Andrew Gurr.


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"Gurr's contentions will ignite interest among all serious readers of Shakespeare and may detonate a barrage of scholarly responses. Highly recommended for upper-division undergraduates through Read more...

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