The Tragedie Of Hamlet, Prince Of Denmarke: Applause First Folio Editions

February 1, 2000|
The Tragedie Of Hamlet, Prince Of Denmarke: Applause First Folio Editions by William Shakespeare
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If there ever has been a groundbreaking edition that likewise returns the reader to the original Shakespeare text, it will be the Applause Folio Texts. If there has ever been an accessible version of the Folio, it is this edition, set for the first time in modern fonts. The Folio is the source of all other editions. The Folio text forces us to re-examine the assumptions and prejudices which have encumbered over four hundred years of scholarship and performance. Notes refer the reader to subsequent editorial interventions, and offer the reader a multiplicity of interpretations. Notes also advise the reader on variations between Folios and Quartos. The heavy mascara of four centuries of Shakespearean glossing has by now glossed over the original countenance of Shakespeare''s work. Never has there been a Folio available in modern reading fonts. While other complete Folio editions continue to trade simply on the facsimile appearance of the Elizabethan "look " none of them is easily and practically utilized in general Shakespeare studies or performances.
William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Gra...
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Title:The Tragedie Of Hamlet, Prince Of Denmarke: Applause First Folio Editions
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:360 pages, 8.97 X 6.04 X 0.88 in
Shipping dimensions:360 pages, 8.97 X 6.04 X 0.88 in
Published:February 1, 2000
Publisher:Applause
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781557833785

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