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Author: William Shakespeare; Stanley Wells; Gary Taylor
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Presents the works of William Shakespeare, along with an analysis of the nature and authority of the early documents, a list of the canon and chronological order of composition, an essay on Shakespeare's language, and a bibliography.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Stanley Wells; Gary Taylor
ISBN: 0199267170 9780199267170 0199267189 9780199267187
OCLC Number: 58789385
Description: lxxv, 1344 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: Two gentlemen of Verona (1589-91) --
The taming of the shrew (1590-1)) --
The first part of the contention of the two famous houses of York and Lancaster (1590-1) --
The true tragedy of Richard Duke of York and the good King Henry the Sixth (1591) --
The first part of Henry the Sixth (1592) --
The most lamentable tragedy of Titus Andronicus (1592) --
The tragedy of King Richard the Third (1592-3) --
Venus and Adonis (1592-3) --
The rape of Lucrece (1593-4) --
The reign of King Edward the Third (1594) --
The comedy of errors (1594) --
Love's labour's lost (1594-5) --
Love's labour's won (1595-6): a brief account --
The tragedy of King Richard the Second (1595) --
The most excellent and lamentable tragedy of Romeo and Juliet (1595) --
A midsummer night's dream (1595) --
The life and death of King John (1596) --
The comical history of the Merchant of Venice, or otherwise called the Jew of Venice (1596-7) --
The history of Henry the Fourth (1596-7) --
The merry wives of Windsor (1597-8) --
The second part of Henry the Fourth (1597-8) --
Much ado about nothing (1598-9) --
The life of Henry the Fifth (1598-9) --
The tragedy of Julius Caesar (1599) --
As you like it (1599-1600) --
The tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1600-1) --
Twelfth Night, or what you will (1601) --
Troilus and Cressida (1602) --
Sonnets (1593-1603) and 'A lover's complaint' (1603-4) --
Various poems (1593-1616) --
The book of Sir Thomas More (1603-4) --
Measure for measure (1603-4 ; adapted 1621) --
The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice (1603-4) --
The history of King Lear (1605-6): the Quarto text --
The life of Timon Athens (1606) --
The tragedy of Macbeth (1606; adapted 1616) --
The tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra (1606) --
All's well that ends well (1606-7) --
Pericles, Prince of Tyre (1607): A reconstructed text --
The tragedy of Coriolanus (1608) --
The winter's tale (1609-10) --
The tragedy of King Lear (1610): the Folio text --
Cymbeline, King of Britain (1610-11) --
The tempest (1610-11) --
Cardenio (1612-13): A brief account --
All is true (1613) --
The two noble kinsmen (1613).
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: general editors, Stanley Wells and Gary Taylor ; editors Stanley Wells [and others] ; with introductions by Stanley Wells.


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