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The tragedy of King Richard III

Author: William Shakespeare; John Jowett
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Oxford Shakespeare.; Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Richard III is one of Shakespeare's most popular plays on the stage and has been adapted successfully for film. This new edition recognizes the play's pre-eminence as a performance work: a perspective that informs every aspect of the editing. Challenging traditional practice, the text is based on the 1597 Quarto which, it is argued, brings us closest to the play as it would have been staged in Shakespeare's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Tragedy
Tragedies (Drama)
History
Historical drama
Drama
Tragedies
Named Person: Richard, King of England; Richard, King of England; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; John Jowett
ISBN: 0198182457 9780198182450 0192839934 9780192839930
OCLC Number: 43561643
Description: ix, 414 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Taking shape --
Episodes on the edge of history --
On stage --
In print --
Tragedy of King Richard the Third.
Series Title: Oxford Shakespeare.; Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: King Richard III
Responsibility: edited by John Jowett.
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This edition recognizes "Richard III" as a performance work: a perspective that informs the editing. The text is based on the 1597 Quarto which, it is argued, is closest to the play as it would have  Read more...

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