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Shakespeare and the Book

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ISBN-10: 0521786517

ISBN-13: 9780521786515

Edition: 2001

Authors: David Scott Kastan

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This is an account of Shakespeare's plays as they were transformed from scripts to be performed into books to be read, and from popular entertainments into the centrepieces of the English literary canon.
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Book details

List price: $47.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/20/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 5.47" wide x 8.54" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

HYAM PLUTZIK (1911-1962) was the Deane Professor of Rhetoric and Poetry at the University of Rochester. The author of six volumes of poetry, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 1961. DAVID SCOTT KASTAN is the George M. Bodman Professor of English at Yale University and one of the most widely read of American literary scholars.

List of illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction
From playhouse to printing house; or, making a good impression
From quarto to folio; or, size matters
From contemporary to classic; or, textual healing
From codex to computer; or, presence of mind
Notes
Index