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Published: 30 March 2017

3,968 Pages | Numerous black-and-white halftones


ISBN: 9780199591879

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The New Oxford Shakespeare: Critical Reference Edition

The Complete Works

William Shakespeare
General Editors: Gary Taylor , John Jowett , Terri Bourus , and Gabriel Egan

New Oxford Shakespeare

  • A two-volume Complete Works which assembles the primary resources in one place
  • Presented with original spelling, punctuation, capitalization, abbreviations, typographical contrasts, ambiguities, and inconsistencies
  • Footnotes identify and discuss any editorial corrections in the early documents
  • Marginal notes record press variants and key variants in different documents
  • Songs are presented with the original musical notation, when this is available
  • Cast lists identify the length and type of each role, discuss potential doubling possibilities, and note essential props

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