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Shakespeare's first folio : the biography

Author: Emma Smith
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

This account of the 1623 edition of Shakespeare's collected plays provides an account of the its post-publication history, tracing the individual copies of the First Folio across time and space to  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Smith
ISBN: 9780198754367 0198754361
OCLC Number: 960717438
Contents: Introduction: Edward Dering goes shopping ; 1. Owning ; 2. Reading ; 3. Decoding ; 4. Performing ; 5. Perfecting ; Conclusion: 'We can afford no more at such a price'
Responsibility: Dr Emma Smith.


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The book is well illustrated, and Smith writes with great style. * Ben Higgins, Review of English Studies * a marvellous bit of scholarship. Detailed without being dry, playful without being silly, Read more...

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