Timon of Athens (Folger Shakespeare Library Series) (PagePerfect NOOK Book) [NOOK Book]

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The authoritative edition of Timon of Athens from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers, is now available as an ebook. Features include:


> The exact text of the printed book for easy cross-reference
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Timon of Athens (Folger Shakespeare Library Series) (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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Overview

The authoritative edition of Timon of Athens from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers, is now available as an ebook. Features include:


> The exact text of the printed book for easy cross-reference
> Hundreds of hypertext links for instant navigation
> Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play
> Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play
> Scene-by-scene plot summaries
> A key to famous lines and phrases
> An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language
> Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books
> An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451682489
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 11/15/2011
  • Series: Folger Shakespeare Library Series
  • Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Annotated
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 520,187
  • File size: 24 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit www.folger.edu.

Barbara A. Mowat is Director of Academic Programs at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Editor of Shakespeare Quarterly, Chair of the Folger Institute, and author of The Dramaturgy of Shakespeare's Romances and of essays on Shakespeare's plays and on the editing of the plays.

Paul Werstine is Professor of English at King's College and the Graduate School of the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is the author of many papers and articles on the printing and editing of Shakespeare's plays and was Associate Editor of the annual Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England from 1980 to 1989.

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of abbreviations and conventions; Introduction: date, the play and its themes, critical approaches, the play on the stage, the 1999 RSC production (A. R. Braunmuller); Narrative and dramatic treatments of the Timon legend from Lucian to The Comedy of Timon' authorship; The Timon legend; List of characters; The play; Supplementary notes; Textual analysis; Reading list.

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