9780199267187

William Shakespeare : The Complete Works

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199267187

  • ISBN10:

    0199267189

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/21/2005
  • Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr

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Summary

The second Oxford edition of Shakespeare's Complete Works reconsiders every detail of their text and presentation in the light of modern scholarship. The nature and authority of the early documents are re-examined, and the canon and chronological order of composition freshly established.Spelling and punctuation are modernized, and there is a brief introduction to each work, as well as an illuminating and informative General Introduction. Included here for the first time is the play The Reign of King Edward the Third as well as the full text of Sir Thomas More. This new edition alsofeatures an essay on Shakespeare's language by David Crystal, and a bibliography of foundational works.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Contemporary Allusions to Shakespeare
Commendatory Poems and Prefaces (1599-1640)
The Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Taming of the Shrew
The First Part of the Contention of the Two Famous Houses of York and Lancaster (2 Henry VI)
The True Tragedy of Richard Duke of York and the Good King Henry the Sixth (3 Henry VI)
The First Part of Henry the Sixth
The Most Lamentable Tragedy of Titus Andronicus
The Tragedy of King Richard the Third
Venus and Adonis
The Rape of Lucrece
The Reign of King Edward the Third
The Comedy of Errors
Love's Labour's Lost
Love's Labour's Won: A Brief Account
The Tragedy of King Richard the Second
The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Life and Death of King John
The Comical History of The Merchant of Venice, or Otherwise Called the Jew of Venice
The History of Henry the Fourth (1 Henry IV)
The Merry Wives of Windsor
The Second Part of Henry the Fourth (2 Henry IV)
Much Ado About Nothing
The Life of Henry the Fifth
The Tragedy of Julius Caesar
As You Like It
The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Twelfth Night, or What You Will
Troilus and Cressida
Sonnets and 'A Lover's Complaint'
Various Poems
Sir Thomas More
Measure for Measure
The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice
The Life of Timon of Athens
The History of King Lear: The Quarto Text
The Tragedy of Macbeth
The Tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra
All's Well That Ends Well
Pericles, Prince of Tyre: A Reconstructed Text
The Tragedy of Coriolanus
The Winter's Tale
The Tragedy of King Lear: The Folio Text
Cymbeline, King of Britain
The Tempest
Cardenio: A Brief Account
All Is True (Henry VIII)
The Two Noble Kinsmen
Select Glossary
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