The Arden Shakespeare Complete Works by William Shakespeare - PDF and EPUB eBook

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The Complete Arden Shakespeare, published for the first time in 1998, is now available in an updated hardback edition. The...

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Details of The Arden Shakespeare Complete Works

Exact title of the book
The Arden Shakespeare Complete Works
Book author
William Shakespeare
Book edition
Hardcover
Number of pages
1360 pages
Language
English
Published
September 10th 1998 by Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare
File size (in PDF)
5440 kB
The Arden Shakespeare Complete Works

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The Complete Arden Shakespeare, published for the first time in 1998, is now available in an updated hardback edition. The Complete Arden Shakespeare contains the texts of all Shakespeare's plays, edited by leading Shakespeare scholars for the renowned Arden Shakespeare series. The updated edition includes eight newly revised playtexts as published in the Arden Third Series since 1998.A general introduction by the three General Editors of the ongoing Arden Shakespeare series gives the reader an overall view of how and why Shakespeare has become such an influential cultural icon, and how perceptions of his work have changed in the intervening four centuries.

The introduction summarises the known facts about the dramatist's life, his reading and use of sources, and the nature of theatrical performance during his lifetime.Brief introductions to each play, written specially for this volume by the Arden General Editors, discuss the date and contemporary context of the play, its position within Shakespeare's 'uvre, and its subsequent performance history. An extensive glossary explains vocabulary which may be unfamiliar to modern readers.A The sound, reliable, critical edition of Shakespeare's workA Updated and revised to include all of the editions currently available in the Arden Third SeriesA Includes The Two Noble Kinsmen, the Poems and the SonnetsA General introduction by the Arden General EditorsA Brief contextual introductions to each playA Glossary with about 400 entries.