William Shakespeare's First Folio in Modern Type

William Shakespeare's First Folio in Modern Type

by William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare's First Folio in Modern Type

William Shakespeare's First Folio in Modern Type

by William Shakespeare


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The First Folio is a collection of Shakespeare's plays published in 1623, now published in modern type for better access to modern readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781434104533
Publisher: Waking Lion Press
Publication date: 10/23/2020
Pages: 1174
Sales rank: 548,624
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.38(d)

About the Author

About The Author

Widely esteemed as the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an actor and theatrical producer in addition to writing plays and sonnets. Dubbed "The Bard of Avon," Shakespeare oversaw the building of the Globe Theatre in London, where a number of his plays were staged, the best-known of which include Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth. The First Folio, a printed book of 36 of his comedies, tragedies, and history plays, was published in 1623.

Date of Death:


Place of Birth:

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Place of Death:

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Table of Contents

Publisher's Preface vii

[The Epistle Dedicatory] xi

To the Great Variety of Readers xiii

To the Memory of My Beloved, the Author Mr. William Shakespeare: and What He Hath Left Us xiv

Upon the Lines and Life of the Famous Scenic Poet, Master William Shakespeare xvi

A Catalogue of the Several Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies Contained in This Volume xvii

To the Memory of the Deceased Author Master W. Shakespeare xviii

The Works of William Shakespeare, Containing All His Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies 1

The Tempest 3

The Two Gentlemen of Verona 28

The Merry Wives of Windsor 53

Measure for Measure 82

The Comedy of Errors 113

Much Ado about Nothing 133

Love's Labour's Lost 161

A Midsummer Night's Dream 192

The Merchant of Venice 215

As You Like It 244

The Taming of the Shrew 274

All's Well That Ends Well 303

Twelfth Night 335

The Winter's Tale 362

King John 398

King Richard the Second 427

Henry the Fourth, Part One 457

Henry the Fourth, Part Two 491

Henry the Fifth 527

Henry the Sixth, Part One 562

Henry the Sixth, Part Two 593

Henry the Sixth, Part Three 628

Richard the Third 662

Henry the Eighth 703

Troylus and Cressida 740

Coriolanus 777

Titus Andronicus 817

Romeo and Juliet 845

Tymon of Athens 878

Julius Caesar 906

Macbeth 935

Hamlet 962

King Lear 1003

Othello 1038

Anthony and Cleopatra 1077

Cymbeline 1115

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