William Shakespeare: The Complete Works / Edition 2

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"Originally published in 1986, The Oxford Shakespeare: The Complete Works is an entirely fresh edition of Shakespeare in which the original documents have been re-examined in every detail and edited according to the most up-to-date findings of textual scholarship." The second edition has been expanded to include The Reign of King Edward the Third and the full text of Sir Thomas More. Introductions have been revised and there is a new essay on Shakespeare's language by David Crystal along with a User's Guide and a selected list of Further Reading compiled by Susan Brock.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199267187
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 4/21/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1424
  • Sales rank: 619,857
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

The language of Shakespeare
Contemporary allusions to Shakespeare
The two gentlemen of Verona 1
The taming of the shrew 25
The first part of the contention of the two famous houses of York and Lancaster 55
The true tragedy of Richard Duke of York and the good King Henry the Sixth 91
The first part of Henry the Sixth 125
The most lamentable tragedy of Titus Andronicus 155
The tragedy of King Richard the Third 183
Venus and Adonis 223
The rape of Lucrece 237
The reign of King Edward the Third 257
The comedy of errors 285
Love's labour's lost 307
Love's labour's won : a brief account 337
The tragedy of King Richard the Second 339
The most excellent and lamentable tragedy of Romeo and Juliet 369
A midsummer night's dream 401
The life and death of King John 425
The comical history of the merchant of Venice, or otherwise called the Jew of Venice 453
The history of Henry the Fourth 481
The merry wives of Windsor 511
The second part of Henry the Fourth 537
Much ado about nothing 569
The life of Henry the Fifth 595
The tragedy of Julius Caesar 627
As you like it 655
The tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark 681
Twelfth night, or what you will 719
Troilus and Cressida 743
Sonnets and "A lover's complaint' 777
Various poems 805
The book of Sir Thomas More 813
Measure for measure 843
The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice 873
The history of King Lear : the Quarto text 909
The life of Timon of Athens 943
The tragedy of Macbeth 969
The tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra 995
All's well that ends well 1031
Pericles, Prince of Tyre: a reconstructed text 1059
The tragedy of Coriolanus 1087
The winter's tale 1123
The tragedy of King Lear : the Folio text 1153
Cymbeline, King of Britain 1185
The tempest 1221
Cardenio : a brief account 1245
All is true 1247
The two noble kinsmen 1279
Further reading 1311
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