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Norton Shakespeare

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ISBN-10: 0393068013

ISBN-13: 9780393068016

Edition: 2nd 2008

Authors: Stephen Greenblatt, Walter Cohen, Jean E. Howard, Katharine Eisaman Maus

List price: $79.95
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The best-selling complete Shakespeare in a vibrant new slipcased edition. Lauded on publication in 1997 as the essential Shakespeare for a new generation,The Norton Shakespearebecame a bestseller. The text is based on the Oxford Edition, which brings readers closer to Shakespeare's plays as they were first acted than was ever before possible. This Second Edition introduces new scholarship and editorial features that invite readers afresh to Shakespeare's plays and poems. Stephen Greenblatt's dazzling introduction, updated for this edition, creates a window into the culture of early modern England; Shakespeare's life in the theater; and the businesses of printing, publishing, and textual editing. The works themselves are enhanced with lively introductions, also updated, as well as ample glosses, annotations, a textual note, and new annotated bibliographies and filmographies. Andrew Gurr's essay, "The Shakespearean Stage"; a new timeline; new maps; a glossary of theater and printing terms; contextual documents; and redesigned genealogies provide additional help for readers.
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Book details

List price: $79.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/30/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 3392
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 3.25" tall
Weight: 5.940
Language: English

Stephen Greenblatt is a literary critic, theorist and scholar. He is the author of Three Modern Satirists: Waugh, Orwell, and Huxley (1965); Renaissance Self-Fashioning: From More to Shakespeare (1980); Learning to Curse: Essays in Early Modern Culture (1990); Redrawing the Boundaries: The Transformation of English and American Literary Studies (1992); The Norton Shakespeare (1997); Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare (2004); Shakespeare's Freedom (2010); and The Swerve: How the World Became Modern (2011).