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By Margreta De Grazia, Stanley Wells

This e-book deals scholars and lecturers a accomplished, readable and authoritative advent to the research of Shakespeare, via nineteen newly commissioned essays. a world group of trendy students supply a greatly cultural method of the manager literary, performative and ancient features of Shakespeare's paintings. they convey the most recent scholarship to undergo on either conventional and lately outlined topics of Shakespeare experiences. priceless reference positive aspects comprise chronologies of the lifestyles and works, illustrations, designated interpreting lists and a bibliographical essay.

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Steven Urkowitz, ‘“Well-sayd Olde Mole”: Burying Three Hamlets in Modern Editions’, in Shakespeare Study Today, ed. Georgianna Ziegler (New York: AMS Press, 1986), pp. 37–70; see also Laurie E. ) 24. ’ Research Opportunities in Renaissance Drama 24 (1981), 3–6, esp. p. 3. 25. William B. Long, ‘“A Bed for Woodstock”: a Warning for the Unwary’, Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England 2 (1985), 91–118; Paul Werstine, ‘Narratives about Printed Shakespeare Texts: “Foul Papers” and “Bad” Quartos’, Shakespeare Quarterly 41 (1990), 65–86.

Gary Taylor and Michael Warren (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983), pp. 1–22, esp. pp. 17, 20. 23. , Steven Urkowitz, ‘“Well-sayd Olde Mole”: Burying Three Hamlets in Modern Editions’, in Shakespeare Study Today, ed. Georgianna Ziegler (New York: AMS Press, 1986), pp. 37–70; see also Laurie E. ) 24. ’ Research Opportunities in Renaissance Drama 24 (1981), 3–6, esp. p. 3. 25. William B. Long, ‘“A Bed for Woodstock”: a Warning for the Unwary’, Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England 2 (1985), 91–118; Paul Werstine, ‘Narratives about Printed Shakespeare Texts: “Foul Papers” and “Bad” Quartos’, Shakespeare Quarterly 41 (1990), 65–86.

31. , Reading Readings: Essays on Shakespeare Editing in the Eighteenth Century (Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1998); Nichol Smith, Shakespeare in the Eighteenth Century (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928); Marcus Walsh, Shakespeare, Milton, and Eighteenth-century Literary Editing (Cambridge University Press, 1997); and Simon Jarvis, Scholars and Gentlemen: Shakespearian and Textual Criticism and Representations of Scholarly Labour, 1725–1765 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995). Jarvis helpfully recommends Kuhn’s concept of paradigm shifts as a way of reading the work of eighteenth-century editors in a non-condemnatory way.

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