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Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare; Jill L Levenson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: World's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This edition of one of Shakespeare's most popular and attractive plays adopts a radically new approach to the text. It offers modernized texts not only of the 1599 'good' quarto, but also of the short, or b̀ad' quarto of 1597, regarding each as an independent witness to a 'mobile text' which changed in composition as Shakespeare wrote it. The longer and more familiar text, first printed in 1599, is presented along  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Tragedy
Adaptations
Drama
Tragedies (Drama)
Tragedies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Romeo and Juliet.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)605983714
Online version:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Romeo and Juliet.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606481935
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Romeo, (Fictitious character); Juliet, (Fictitious character); William Shakespeare; Juliet, (Fictitious character); Romeo, (Fictitious character); William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Jill L Levenson
ISBN: 0198129378 9780198129370 0192814966 9780192814968
OCLC Number: 41991397
Language Note: English.
Description: ix, 450 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Romeo and Juliet narrative before Shakespeare. Myth ; Novella --
'Romeo and Juliet' : the play. Love, death, and adolescence ; Patriarchy ; Style and genre. Rhetoric ; Tragedy, comedy, sonnet --
Performance history. Initial staging ; Restoration to the late twentieth century --
Date(s) --
The mobile text. Quarto 1 (1597) ; Quarto 2 (1599) and its derivatives ; Quarto 1 and Quarto 2 : provenance --
Editorial procedures. Abbreviations and references --
The most excellent and lamentable tragedy of Romeo and Juliet --
An excellent conceited tragedy of Romeo and Juliet (Q1).
Series Title: World's classics.
Responsibility: edited by Jill L. Levenson.
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This edition of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" offers modernized texts of both the 1599 "good" quarto and the short, or "bad" quarto of 1597, regarding each as an independent witness to a "mobile  Read more...

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many students will no doubt relish the fullness of Professor Levenson's notes. Indeed, they may often be particularly grateful for the care with which she directs readers to even fuller discussions Read more...

 
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