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The Staunton Shakespeare

The Staunton Shakespeare
3 Volume Paperback Set

Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama

  • Date Published: February 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108000055

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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.

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    • Date Published: February 2010
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108000055
    • dimensions: 234 x 156 x 160 mm
    • weight: 4.8kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    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.

  • Author

    William Shakespeare

    Editor

    Howard Staunton

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