The Complete Works
The second edition of William Shakespeare: The Complete Works reconsiders every detail of Shakespeare's texts and presentation in the light of modern scholarship. The nature and authority of the early documents are re-examined, and the canon and chronological order of composition freshly established. Spelling and punctuation are modernized, and there is a brief introduction to each work, as well as an illuminating and informative General Introduction. Included here for the first time is the play The Reign of King Edward the Third as well as the full text of Sir Thomas More. This new edition also features an essay on Shakespeare's language by David Crystal, and a bibliography of foundational works. This classic text is an essential reference for literature and drama students and academics, and all Shakespeare enthusiasts.
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The Oxford Shakespeare: The Complete WorksUser Review - Nicholas Graham - Book Verdict
The editors draw largely from the earliest printed versions of the plays in an effort to produce an edition that is as close as possible to the originals as they would have appeared in the theater and ... Read full review
The complete worksUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This second edition updates the 1986 release. According to the publisher, this volume, which contains all the bard's plays, poems, and sonnets, "is the most exhaustive examination ever undertaken of ... Read full review