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Shakespeare and text

Shakespeare and text

Author: John Jowett
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Series: Oxford Shakespeare topics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
"Shakespeare and Text is built on the research and experience of a leading expert on Shakespeare editing and textual studies. The first edition has proved its value as an indispensable and unique guide to its topic. It takes Shakespeare readers to the very foundation of his work, explaining how his plays first took shape in the theatre where writing was part of a larger collective enterprise. The account examines  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Jowett
ISBN: 9780198827559 0198827555 9780198827566 0198827563
OCLC Number: 1111318979
Notes: Previous edition: 2007.
Description: vi, 249 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction: what is your text? --
Author and collaborator --
Theatre --
The material book --
The first folio --
Mapping the text --
Emendation and versification --
Modernization and stage directions --
The digital text.
Series Title: Oxford Shakespeare topics.
Responsibility: John Jowett.


An introduction to the foundations of the text of Shakespeare that examines Shakespeare's writing in the environment of the theatre and the printing of the earliest surviving texts. This revised  Read more...


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