The necessary Shakespeare

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Pearson/Longman, 2005 - Drama - 1027 pages
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Extracted from the best-sellingComplete Works of Shakespeare, 5/eby David Bevington,The Necessary Shakespeareoffers the most comprehensive scholarly apparatus, with the most often taughtnecessaryof Shakespeare's work, creating a truly concise yet complete anthology.This anthology provides extensive introductions to the plays and poems-offering discussion topics, sources for each play, and the stage history of performances.Readers interested in Shakespeare.

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User Review  - Mary Jane De Guzman - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ashley Cox - Goodreads

Okay, so we only dealt with Shakespeare's tragedy's, but from what I have seen so far .. I like this text quite a bit. The introductions are quite insightful and the footnotes aid in a better understanding of the text. Read full review


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William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, in 1564. He is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. We're pretty sure he would think this version of his play is awesome.

David Bevington is the Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Humanities at the University of Chicago, where he has taught since 1967. The author of numerous books, he is also the editor of the twenty-nine volumes of "The Bantam Shakespeare "and "The Complete Works of Shakespeare,"

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