Henry VI, Part III: The Oxford Shakespeare

Henry VI, Part III: The Oxford Shakespeare

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Overview

This new edition to the Oxford Shakespeare series, based on the 1623 First Folio text, challenges conventional thinking about the nature and relationship of the earliest texts. It contributes substantial new evidence about Shakespeare's revision of the plays and the introduction and commentary focus on stage-oriented discussions of the play's meaning and reception.

The Oxford Shakespeare offers authoritative texts from leading scholars in editions designed to interpret and illuminate the plays for modern readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199537112
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 09/01/2008
Series: Oxford World's Classics Series
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 15 - 18 Years

About the Author

Widely esteemed as the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an actor and theatrical producer in addition to writing plays and sonnets. Dubbed "The Bard of Avon," Shakespeare oversaw the building of the Globe Theatre in London, where a number of his plays were staged, the best-known of which include Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth. The First Folio, a printed book of 36 of his comedies, tragedies, and history plays, was published in 1623.

Date of Death:

2018

Place of Birth:

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Place of Death:

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Introduction
Editorial Procedures
The Third Part of Henry the Sixth
Appendices
Index

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