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Complete works, William Shakespeare ; edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen ; chief associate editor, Heloise Senechal

Label
Complete works
Title
Complete works
Statement of responsibility
William Shakespeare ; edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen ; chief associate editor, Heloise Senechal
Title variation
William Shakespeare complete works
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An authoritative, modernized edition of the complete works of the great Elizabethan dramatist offers the complete texts of every comedy, tragedy, and history play, along with key facts about each work, a plot summary, major roles, sources, textual history, glossaries, and other helpful textual notes
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1564-1616
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Shakespeare, William
Dewey number
822.3/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2755
LC item number
.B36 2007
Literary form
non fiction
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1960-
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  • Bate, Jonathan
  • Rasmussen, Eric
  • Senechal, Heloise
  • Royal Shakespeare Company
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The RSC Shakespeare
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
Label
Complete works, William Shakespeare ; edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen ; chief associate editor, Heloise Senechal
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • General introduction / Jonathan Bate -- Shakespeare our perennial contemporary -- Shakespeare's debut : the "Upstart crow" -- The black story : Shakespeare of Stratford -- The playhouses -- Plague and poetry -- The Lord Chamberlain's Men -- The ensemble at work -- "Dangerous matter" : politics and religion -- The King's man -- The great feast of languages -- Cult and heresy -- The first Folio restored -- Foreword / Michael Boyd -- William Shakespeare : complete works, with introductions and "key facts" / Jonathan Bate --
  • Comedies -- The tempest -- The two gentlemen of Verona -- The merry wives of Windsor -- Measure for measure -- The comedy of errors -- Much ado about nothing -- Love's labour's lost -- A midsummer night's dream -- The merchant of Venice -- As you like it -- The taming of the shrew -- All's well that ends well -- Twelfth night, or, What you will -- The winter's tale --
  • Histories -- The life and death of King John -- The life and death of King Richard the Second -- The first part of Henry the Fourth, with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur -- The second part of Henry the Fourth, containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fifth -- The life of Henry the Fifth -- The first part of Henry the Sixth -- The second part of Henry the Sixth, with the death of the Good Duke Humphrey -- The third part of Henry the Sixth, with the death of the Duke of York -- The tragedy of Richard the Third, with the landing of Earl Richmond and the Battle at Bosworth Field -- The famous history of the life of King Henry the Eighth --
  • Tragedies -- The tragedy of Troilus and Cressida -- The tragedy of Coriolanus -- The lamentable tragedy of Titus Andronicus -- The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet -- The life of Timon of Athens -- The tragedy of Julius Caesar -- The tragedy of Macbeth -- The tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark -- The tragedy of King Lear -- The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice -- The tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra -- The tragedy of Cymbeline --
  • Plays not in the first Folio -- Pericles, Prince of Tyre, by William Shakespeare and George Wilkins -- The two noble kinsmen, by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher --
  • Poems and sonnets -- Venus and Adonis -- The rape of Lucrece -- To the Queen -- "Let the bird of loudest lay" (also known as "The Phoenix and turtle") -- Shakespeare's sonnets --
  • A scene for Sir Thomas More / introduction, transcription, and modernized text by Eric Rasmussen
Control code
ocn122346760
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Modern Library ed., 1st ed.
Extent
lxv, 2485 p.
Isbn
9780679642954
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2007277597
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)122346760
Label
Complete works, William Shakespeare ; edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen ; chief associate editor, Heloise Senechal
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • General introduction / Jonathan Bate -- Shakespeare our perennial contemporary -- Shakespeare's debut : the "Upstart crow" -- The black story : Shakespeare of Stratford -- The playhouses -- Plague and poetry -- The Lord Chamberlain's Men -- The ensemble at work -- "Dangerous matter" : politics and religion -- The King's man -- The great feast of languages -- Cult and heresy -- The first Folio restored -- Foreword / Michael Boyd -- William Shakespeare : complete works, with introductions and "key facts" / Jonathan Bate --
  • Comedies -- The tempest -- The two gentlemen of Verona -- The merry wives of Windsor -- Measure for measure -- The comedy of errors -- Much ado about nothing -- Love's labour's lost -- A midsummer night's dream -- The merchant of Venice -- As you like it -- The taming of the shrew -- All's well that ends well -- Twelfth night, or, What you will -- The winter's tale --
  • Histories -- The life and death of King John -- The life and death of King Richard the Second -- The first part of Henry the Fourth, with the life and death of Henry surnamed Hotspur -- The second part of Henry the Fourth, containing his death and the coronation of King Henry the Fifth -- The life of Henry the Fifth -- The first part of Henry the Sixth -- The second part of Henry the Sixth, with the death of the Good Duke Humphrey -- The third part of Henry the Sixth, with the death of the Duke of York -- The tragedy of Richard the Third, with the landing of Earl Richmond and the Battle at Bosworth Field -- The famous history of the life of King Henry the Eighth --
  • Tragedies -- The tragedy of Troilus and Cressida -- The tragedy of Coriolanus -- The lamentable tragedy of Titus Andronicus -- The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet -- The life of Timon of Athens -- The tragedy of Julius Caesar -- The tragedy of Macbeth -- The tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark -- The tragedy of King Lear -- The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice -- The tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra -- The tragedy of Cymbeline --
  • Plays not in the first Folio -- Pericles, Prince of Tyre, by William Shakespeare and George Wilkins -- The two noble kinsmen, by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher --
  • Poems and sonnets -- Venus and Adonis -- The rape of Lucrece -- To the Queen -- "Let the bird of loudest lay" (also known as "The Phoenix and turtle") -- Shakespeare's sonnets --
  • A scene for Sir Thomas More / introduction, transcription, and modernized text by Eric Rasmussen
Control code
ocn122346760
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Modern Library ed., 1st ed.
Extent
lxv, 2485 p.
Isbn
9780679642954
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2007277597
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)122346760

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