The Norton Shakespeare

Author
Other titles
  • Works.
Edition
  • First edition
Published
  • New York : W.W. Norton ¬©1997
Physical description
xvi, 3420 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
ISBN
  • 0393970876
  • 9780393970876
Notes
  • "Based on the Oxford edition."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 3393-3410) and index.
  • Source of acquisition: Gift for the Graduate School of Education (Barcode - 66729572) 18/10/06 JS.
Contents
  • Table of contents by genre: [Comedies] The two gentlemen of Verona -- The taming of the shrew -- The comedy of errors -- Love's labour's lost -- A midsummer night's dream -- The comical history of the Merchant of Venice, or otherwise called the Jew of Venice -- The merry wives of windsor -- Much ado about nothing -- As you like it -- Twelfth night, or what you will -- Troilus and Cressida -- Measure for measure -- All's well that ends well -- The two noble kinsmen --- [Histories] The first part of the contention of the two famous houses of York and Lancaster (2 Henry VI) -- The true tragedy of Richard Duke of York and the Good King Henry the Sixth (3 Henry VI) -- The first part of Henry the Sixth -- The tragedy of Richard the Third -- The tragedy of King Richard the Second -- The life and death of King John -- The history of Henry the Fourth -- The life of Henry the Fifth -- All is true (Henry VIII) --- [Tragedies] The most lamentable tragedy of Titus Andronicus -- The most excellent and lamentable tragedy of Romeo and Juliet -- The tragedy of Julius Caesar -- The tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark -- The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice -- The life of Timon of Athens -- The history of King Lear: the Quarto text -- The tragedy of King Lear: the folio text -- The tragedy of King Lear: a conflated text -- The tragedy of Macbeth -- The tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra -- The tragedy of Coriolanus --- [Romances] Pericles, Prince of Tyre -- The winter's tale -- Cymbeline, King of Britain -- The tempest --- [Poetry] Venus and Adonis -- The rape of Lucrece -- The sonnets and "A lover's complaint" -- Various poems --- [Lost plays] Love's labour's won: a brief account -- Cardenio: a brief account.
Other names
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • The complete works of Shakespeare, based on the Oxford edition, plus sections on his world, life, and art. With appendices of original documents, and a chronology.

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