Staunton Shakespeare 3 Volume Paperback Set (Cambridge Library Collection - Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama)
By: William Shakespeare (author), Howard Staunton (editor)Paperback
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First published between 1858 and 1860, this three-volume annotated edition of Shakespeare's works by Howard Staunton is based on the folio and quarto editions collated with the texts of later editors from Rowe to Dyce. Staunton, a chess genius as well as a highly regarded Shakespeare scholar, was known for his minimal yet sensible textual improvements and his familiarity with Elizabethan literature and language. His edition combines common sense with meticulous research, and it was regarded as a definitive resource in its day. Each play is accompanied by an introduction giving details of its original production and publication and the sources of its plot, critical commentary, and footnotes explaining terms and expressions. The books are generously illustrated with black-and-white illustrations by the prolific artist John Gilbert.
Volume I: The Two Gentlemen of Verona; 2. Love's Labour's Lost; 3. The Comedy of Errors; 4. Romeo and Juliet; 5. The Taming of the Shrew; 6. King John; 7. A Midsummer Night's Dream; 8. The Merchant of Venice; 9. King Richard the Second; 10. The First Part of King Henry the Fourth; 11. The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth; 12. The Merry Wives of Windsor; 13. Much Ado About Nothing; Volume II: All's Well That Ends Well; 2. King Henry the Fifth; 3. As You Like It; 4. Pericles, Prince of Tyre; 5. Twelfth Night; or, What You Will; 6. The First Part of King Henry the Sixth; 7. The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth; 8. The Third Part of King Henry the Sixth; 9. Timon of Athens; 10. Richard the Third; 11. Measure for Measure; 12. King Henry the Eighth; 13. Cymbeline; Volume III: The Tempest; 2. King Lear; 3. Coriolanus; 4. A Winter's Tale; 5. Troilus and Cressida; 6. Hamlet; 7. Julius Caesar; 8. Macbeth; 9. Antony and Cleopatra; 10. Titus Andronicus; 11. Othello; 12. Poems; Glossarial Index.
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