Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 December 2016

3,180 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199591152

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The New Oxford Shakespeare: Modern Critical Edition

The Complete Works

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

New Oxford Shakespeare

  • The clearest, most up-to-date text, edited afresh from the original play-texts and poems
  • Presented in modern spelling and punctuation
  • Introductions to each work develop understanding and stimulate discovery
  • On-page notes explain any obscure words, historical references, and changes in the meaning
  • Performance notes underline the fact that these are works written to be staged and performed
  • The poems and plays are treated as equally important, showing the formative relationship between the two
  • More than one hundred illustrations
  • Early musical scores for twenty songs

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