Richard II: The Oxford Shakespeare

Richard II: The Oxford Shakespeare

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The Oxford Shakespeare
General Editor: Stanley Wells
The Oxford Shakespeare offer authoritative texts from leading scholars in editions designed to interpret and illuminate the plays for modern readers

- a new, modern-spelling text, collated and edited from the early texts
- wide-ranging introduction discusses the play's historical contexts, political significance, characters, sources, and language
- detailed stage history designed to meet the needs of students and theatre professionals
- on-page commentary and notes explain meaning, allusions, staging, and much else
- illustrated with production photographs, historical portraits, textual facsimiles, and map
- full index to introduction and commentary
- durable sewn binding for lasting use

'not simply a better text but a new conception of Shakespeare' Times Literary Supplement

ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 140 x 197 x 17mm | 335g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Critical ed.
  • c. 15 black and white images
  • 019960228X
  • 9780199602285
  • 114,045

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invigorating and essential new edition Times Literary Supplement
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invigorating and essential new edition * Times Literary Supplement *
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About William Shakespeare

Anthony Dawson is an editor, theatre historian, and literary critic, who has published widely on Shakespeare and the early modern theatre.

Paul Yachnin was elected President of the Shakespeare Association of America in April 2008. He directs the Making Publics Project and co-directs the McGill Shakespeare and Performance Research Team. He is the founder of the McGill Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas. His publications include Stage-Wrights and The Culture of Playgoing in Early Modern England (with Anthony Dawson).
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