9780198129370

Romeo and Juliet

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  • ISBN13:

    9780198129370

  • ISBN10:

    0198129378

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-05-11
  • Publisher: Clarendon Press

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Summary

This tragedy of doomed lovers from warring families has inspired poetic expression from young lovers the world over. The 300-year-old drama is perhaps Shakespeare's best-known work. The CliffsComplete Romeo and Juliet is a revised and expanded study edition. It contains Shakespeare's original play, a glossary, and expert commentary in a unique, 2-column format. To enhance your learning, notes and definitions appear directly opposite the line in which they occur, and a review section follows the play. This edition also introduces you to the life, works, and times of William Shakespeare.

Author Biography

Jill L. Levenson is Professor of English, Trinity College, University of Toronto.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
ix
Introduction 1(1)
The Romeo and Juliet Narrative before Shakespeare
1(14)
Myth
2(2)
Novella
4(11)
`Romeo and Juliet': The Play
15(46)
Love, Death, and Adolescence
16(15)
Patriarchy
31(11)
Style and Genre
42(19)
Rhetoric
44(5)
Tragedy, Comedy, Sonnet
49(12)
Performance History
61(35)
Initial Staging
61(8)
Restoration to the Late Twentieth Century
69(27)
Date(s)
96(7)
The Mobile Text
103(24)
Quarto 1 (1597)
107(4)
Quarto 2 (1599) and its Derivatives
111(3)
Quarto 1 and Quarto 2: Provenance
114(13)
Editorial Procedures
127(304)
Abbreviations and References
128(303)
The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
137(222)
An Excellent Conceited Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet (QI)
359(72)
Index 431

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