The Texts of King Lear and their Origins: Volume 1, Nicholas Okes and the First Quarto

The Texts of King Lear and their Origins: Volume 1, Nicholas Okes and the First Quarto

by Peter W. M. Blayney, Blayney Peter W. M.
     
 

This is a study of a seventeenth-century printer and one of the books that he printed.See more details below

Overview

This is a study of a seventeenth-century printer and one of the books that he printed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521044318
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Series:
New Cambridge Shakespeare Studies and Supplementary Texts Series
Pages:
764
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.54(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of tables and diagrams; Preface; Acknowledgements; Conventions and abbreviations; Errata; Introduction; 1. The printing house and its owners; 2. Printing-house methods; 3. Okes at work 1607–8; 4. The printing of King Lear; 5. The compositors; 6. Proof-reading, revising and press-correcting; 7. Proofsheets and miscorrections; 8. Printers' copy; 9. Epilogue: Okes's later career; Appendixes; Addenda; Bibliography; Index of STC numbers; General index.

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