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ISBN-10: 0521297109

ISBN-13: 9780521297103

Edition: 1998

Authors: William Shakespeare, Doreen DelVecchio, Antony Hammond, A. R. Braunmuller, Brian Gibbons

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Del Vecchio and Hammond reject the notion that Pericles is corrupt and of divided authorship. In their commentary on the play they show the similarities to the King Lear quarto and regard the calumny as unproven and misleading.
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Book details

List price: $11.95
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/22/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 226
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Grammar School. At 18, Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, the 27-year-old daughter of a local farmer, and they had their first daughter six months later. He probably developed an interest in theatre by watching plays performed by traveling players in Stratford while still in his youth. Some time before 1592, he left his family to take up residence in London,…    

Introduction (date, sources, authorship, performance, the play)
Note on the text
List of characters, The Play: Supplementary notes
Textual analysis
Supplementary notes
Textual analysis
Reading list