The Oxford Shakespeare: Histories

The Oxford Shakespeare: Histories

by William Shakespeare, John Jowett
     
 


Now available in three handy paperback volumes are all Shakespeare's Histories, Tragedies, and Comedies, complete with brief introductions, contemporary allusions to Shakespeare, and commendatory poems and prefaces about Shakespeare by his peers. The texts, established by the Complete Oxford Shakespeare, which was re-edited afresh from the…  See more details below

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Now available in three handy paperback volumes are all Shakespeare's Histories, Tragedies, and Comedies, complete with brief introductions, contemporary allusions to Shakespeare, and commendatory poems and prefaces about Shakespeare by his peers. The texts, established by the Complete Oxford Shakespeare, which was re-edited afresh from the original editions, offer what the Times Higher Education Supplement hails as "the most ambitious edition of the works ever attempted."
This convenient volume offers all Shakespeare's Histories, as well as a complete collection of his poems and sonnets. Included are: All is True (Henry VIII); 1 Henry IV; 2 Henry IV; 1 Henry VI; 2 Henry VI; 3 Henry VI; The History of Henry the Fourth (1 Henry IV); The Life and Death of King John; The Life of Henry the Fifth; The Life of Timon of Athens; "A Lover's Complaint";Poems, Various; The Rape of Lucrece; Richard II; Richard III; The Second Part of Henry Fourth; Sir Thomas More: Passages Attributed to Shakespeare; Sonnets and "A Lover's Complaint"; Various Poems; and Venus and Adonis.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198182726
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/02/1994
Series:
Oxford Shakespeare Series
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.91(d)

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Stanley Wells is general editor of all OUP's academic editions; ed. of Sonnets (pb) and Shakespeare: A Bibliographical Guide, New Edition and An Oxford Anthology of Shakespeare. He is the author of Re-Editing Shakespeare for the Modern Reader and (with Gary Taylor) Modernizing Shakespeare's Spelling.
Gary Taylor is, with Stanley Wells, general editor of the Complete Works of Shakespeare; editor of Henry V in the Single-volume Oxford Shakespeare; co-author of Modernizing Shakespeare's Spelling (with Michael Warren), The Division of the Kingdoms: Shakespeare's Two Versions of 'King Lear', and (with John Jowett) Shakespeare Reshaped 1606-1623.

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