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King Edward III

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ISBN-10: 0521596734

ISBN-13: 9780521596732

Edition: 1998

Authors: William Shakespeare, Giorgio Melchiori, A. R. Braunmuller, Brian Gibbons

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Presenting this fully-annotated text of Edward III, Giorgio Melchiori does not claim that Shakespeare is the sole author, but author of a significant part of the play, the extent of which is discussed in detail.
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Book details

List price: $11.99
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/28/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 236
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836

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,…    

Giorgio Melchiori is Emeritus Professor of La Sapienza, University of Rome (retired)

Note on the text
List of characters
The text of The Reign of King Edward III, with commentary
Textual analysis
Appendix: the use of sources