The Merchant of Venice: The Cambridge Dover Wilson Shakespeare

The Merchant of Venice: The Cambridge Dover Wilson Shakespeare

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by William Shakespeare
     
 

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John Dover Wilson's New Shakespeare, published between 1921 and 1966, became the classic Cambridge edition of Shakespeare's plays and poems until the 1980s. The series, long since out-of-print, is now reissued. Each work is available both individually and as a set, and each contains a lengthy and lively introduction, main text, and substantial notes and glossary…  See more details below

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John Dover Wilson's New Shakespeare, published between 1921 and 1966, became the classic Cambridge edition of Shakespeare's plays and poems until the 1980s. The series, long since out-of-print, is now reissued. Each work is available both individually and as a set, and each contains a lengthy and lively introduction, main text, and substantial notes and glossary printed at the back. The edition, which began with The Tempest and ended with The Sonnets, put into practice the techniques and theories that had evolved under the 'New Bibliography'. Remarkably by today's standards, although it took the best part of half a century to produce, the New Shakespeare involved only a small band of editors besides Dover Wilson himself. As the volumes took shape, many of Dover Wilson's textual methods acquired general acceptance and became an established part of later editorial practice, for example in the Arden and New Cambridge Shakespeares.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521094887
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/02/1968
Series:
The Cambridge Dover Wilson Shakespeare Series
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.53(d)

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