The Oxford Shakespeare
General Editor: Stanley Wells
The Oxford Shakespeare offer authoritative texts from leading scholars in editions designed to interpret and illuminate the plays for modern readers
- a new, modern-spelling text, collated and edited from the early texts
- wide-ranging introduction discusses the play's historical contexts, political significance, characters, sources, and language
- detailed stage history designed to meet the needs of students and theatre professionals
- on-page commentary and notes explain meaning, allusions, staging, and much else
- illustrated with production photographs, historical portraits, textual facsimiles, and map
- full index to introduction and commentary
- durable sewn binding for lasting use
'not simply a better text but a new conception of Shakespeare' Times Literary Supplement
ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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Published August 25, 2011
by OUP Oxford.
Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction.