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Author: William Shakespeare; Stanley Wells; Gary Taylor
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: The Oxford Shakespeare
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 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Two Gentlement 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).
Series Title: The Oxford Shakespeare
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: general editors, Stanley Wells and Gary Taylor ; editors Stanley Wells [and others] ; with introductions by Stanley Wells.


A compact edition of the complete works of William Shakespeare. It combines impeccable scholarship with beautifully written editorial material and a user-friendly layout of the text. Also included is  Read more...
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