The Tragedie Of Romeo & Juliet: Applause First Folio Editions by William Shakespeare

The Tragedie Of Romeo & Juliet: Applause First Folio Editions

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(Applause Books). If there has ever 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. Prepared and annotated by Neil Freeman, Head, Graduate Directing Program, University of British Columbia.

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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 Romeo & Juliet: Applause First Folio EditionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:December 17, 1998Publisher:Applause Theatre & Cinema BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1557832943

ISBN - 13:9781557832948

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Looking at the Folio text edition of Shakespeare's The Tragedie of Romeo and Juliet is like seeing the play in a whole new light. Actors, directors and scholars are heralding the return of the Folio which brings the reader closer to the real Shakespeare by revealing his work in all of its original splendour. Available for the first time in modern reading fonts, The Tragedie of Romeo and Juliet can now be appreciated in its raw form, with the influences and interpretations of more than 400 years removed. The Folio text of this play, as well as much of Shakespeare's portfolio, has been painstakingly prepared and annotated by scholar Neil Freeman.