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The tragedy of Richard III / by William Shakespeare ; edited by Barbara A. Mowat and Paul Werstine.

Author/Creator:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 author.
Standardized Title:
King Richard III
Other Title:
Tragedy of Richard the Third
Richard III
Edition:
Updated edition.
Publication:
New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2018. , ©2018
Series:
New Folger Library Shakespeare.
The new Folger Library Shakespeare
Format/Description:
Book
lxv, 382 pages : illustrations, genealogical table ; 17 cm.
Subjects:
Richard III, King of England, 1452-1485 -- Drama.
Great Britain -- History -- Richard III, 1483-1485 -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Historical drama
Tragedies (Drama)
Drama
Contents:
Shakespeare's 'Richard III'
Reading Shakespeare's language: 'Richard III'
Shakespeare's life
Shakespeare's theater
The publication of Shakespeare's plays
An introduction to this text
The tragedy of Richard III: text of the play with commentary
Longer notes
Textual notes
'Richard III': a modern perspective / by Phyllis Rackin
Further reading
Key to famous lines and phrases.
Notes:
This edition contains freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play; explanatory notes placed on pages facing the text of the play; scene-by-scene plot summaries; a key to the play's famous lines and phrases; an introduction to reading Shakespeare's language; an essay by Phyllis Rackin providing a modern perspective on the play; images from the Folger Shakespeare Library's holdings of rare books; an annotated guide to further reading.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-379).
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Mowat, Barbara A., editor.
Werstine, Paul, editor.
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
1476786925
9781476786926
OCLC:
1006793762
Publisher Number:
99975100220
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