The Tempest: The Cambridge Dover Wilson Shakespeare

July 20, 2009|
The Tempest: The Cambridge Dover Wilson Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
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John Dover Wilson''s New Shakespeare, published between 1921 and 1966, became the classic Cambridge edition of Shakespeare''s plays and poems until the 1980s. The series, long since out-of-print, is now reissued. Each work is available both individually and as a set, and each contains a lengthy and lively introduction, main text, and substantial notes and glossary printed at the back. The edition, which began with The Tempest and ended with The Sonnets, put into practice the techniques and theories that had evolved under the ''New Bibliography''. Remarkably by today''s standards, although it took the best part of half a century to produce, the New Shakespeare involved only a small band of editors besides Dover Wilson himself. As the volumes took shape, many of Dover Wilson''s textual methods acquired general acceptance and became an established part of later editorial practice, for example in the Arden and New Cambridge Shakespeares.
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch was born on November 21, 1863 at Bodmin in the county of Cornwall, England. His sisters, Florence Mabel and Lilian, were also writers. While attending Trinity College, Oxford he wrote Dead Man's Rock under the pseudonym "Q" in 1882. He moved to London that same year. He wrote The Astonishing History of T...
Title:The Tempest: The Cambridge Dover Wilson ShakespeareFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:184 pages, 8.5 X 5.51 X 0.43 inShipping dimensions:184 pages, 8.5 X 5.51 X 0.43 inPublished:20 juillet 2009Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1108006051

ISBN - 13:9781108006057

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