Romeo and Juliet

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Simon and Schuster, 27.07.2004 - 281 Seiten
Each edition includes:

" Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play

" Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play

" Scene-by-scene plot summaries

" A key to famous lines and phrases

" An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language

" An essay by an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play

" Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books

Essay by Gail Kern Paster

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit www.folger.edu.

 

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Nutzerbericht  - Lauren Bitzer - Goodreads

So many twists and turns. Although the love comes off very overdone and cliche, the plot is somewhat complex and exciting. That being said, it is hard to find suspense in a story that you already know the ending to upon start. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Mike (the Paladin) - Goodreads

I saw this book described as "A love affair between a 17 year old and a 13 year old that left 6 people dead". Good description. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Inhalt

Editors Preface
ix
Shakespeares Life
xxv
The Publication of Shakespeares Plays
xlii
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
5
Textual Notes
245
Further Reading
267
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Über den Autor (2004)

The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit www.folger.edu.

Barbara A. Mowat is Director of Academic Programs at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Editor of Shakespeare Quarterly, Chair of the Folger Institute, and author of The Dramaturgy of Shakespeare's Romances and of essays on Shakespeare's plays and on the editing of the plays.

Paul Werstine is Professor of English at King's College and the Graduate School of the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is the author of many papers and articles on the printing and editing of Shakespeare's plays and was Associate Editor of the annual Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England from 1980 to 1989.

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