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Finally, the world’s greatest writer receives the scholarly Delphi treatment. Of course, there are many Shakespeare collections available on the eReader, which is why we have made this edition, like all our other titles, the most comprehensive and scholarly works available. This incredible eBook offers every Shakespearean play (with line numbers), poem, apocryphal work and much, much more! Now you can truly own all of Shakespeare’s works and a wealth of BONUS material on your eReader. (Version 6)



* Concise introductions to the plays and other works

* Images of how the plays first appeared in print, giving your eReader a taste of the Elizabethan texts

* ALL 38 plays and each with their own contents table – navigate easily between acts and scenes – find that special quotation quickly!

* Includes 17 apocryphal plays, with mysterious works such as THE BIRTH OF MERLIN and VORTIGERN AND ROWENA, available nowhere else

* Special LOST PLAYS section, with concise information on Shakespeare’s lost works

* Includes the special bonus play of DOUBLE FALSEHOOD, which the critic Lewis Theobald claimed was Shakespeare’s lost play in 1727. Decide for yourself – could this really be the long lost CARDENIO’

* ALL the sonnets and other poetry, with excellent formatting, in their own special contents table – find that special sonnet quickly and easily!

* Apocryphal poems, presented with brief introductions explaining their history

* Special BONUS text of Charles and Mary Lamb’s adaptations for children, with their original Victorian artwork

* Useful SOURCES section – spend hours discovering rare medieval texts that shaped Shakespeare’s greatest works. E.g. Thomas Kyd’s play that influenced HAMLET, Holinshed’s Chronicles that inspired history plays and the great MACBETH and many more!

* 5 biographies – explore the bard’s mysterious life from multiple sources across history

* Special literary criticism section boasts 11 works by writers as varied as Samuel Johnson, Coleridge, Pope, Bernard Shaw and Tolstoy

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

* Useful ‘Glossary of Elizabethan Language’, which will aid your comprehension of difficult words and phrases

* UPDATED with line numbers to all 38 plays, in response to customers’ requests

* UPDATED with a special Quotations section, with hundreds of famous quotations from the plays and poetry

* UPDATED with detailed NCX toc for Kindle readers



CONTENTS



The Plays

HENRY VI, PART 2

HENRY VI, PART 3

HENRY VI, PART 1

RICHARD III

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

TITUS ANDRONICUS

TAMING OF THE SHREW

THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA

LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST

ROMEO AND JULIET

RICHARD II

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

KING JOHN

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

HENRY IV, PART I

HENRY IV, PART II

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

HENRY V

JULIUS CAESAR

AS YOU LIKE IT

TWELFTH NIGHT

HAMLET

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

TROILUS AND CRESSIDA

ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL

MEASURE FOR MEASURE

OTHELLO

KING LEAR

MACBETH

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA

CORIOLANUS

TIMON OF ATHENS

PERICLES

CYMBELINE

THE WINTER’S TALE

THE TEMPEST

HENRY VIII

THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN



The Lost Plays

LOVE’S LABOUR’S WON

CARDENIO

DOUBLE FALSEHOOD



The Sources

LIST OF THE PLAYS’ SOURCES



The Apocryphal Plays

ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM

THE BIRTH OF MERLIN

KING EDWARD III

LOCRINE

THE LONDON PRODIGAL

THE PURITAN

THE SECOND MAIDEN’S TRAGEDY

SIR JOHN OLDCASTLE

THOMAS LORD CROMWELL

A YORKSHIRE TRAGEDY

SIR THOMAS MORE

FAIR EM

MUCEDORUS

THE MERRY DEVIL OF EDMONTON

EDMUND IRONSIDE

THOMAS OF WOODSTOCK

VORTIGERN AND ROWENA



The Adaptations

TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE BY CHARLES AND MARY LAMB



The Poetry

THE SONNETS

VENUS AND ADONIS

THE RAPE OF LUCRECE

THE PASSIONATE PILGRIM

THE PHOENIX AND THE TURTLE

A LOVER’S COMPLAINT



The Apocryphal Poetry

TO THE QUEEN

A FUNERAL ELEGY FOR MASTER WILLIAM PETER

SONNETS TO SUNDRY NOTES OF MUSIC



The Criticism

PREFACE TO SHAKESPEARE AND NOTES ON PLAY BY SAMUEL JOHNSON

NOTES TO COMEDIES BY SAMUEL JOHNSON

NOTES TO TRAGEDIES BY SAMUEL JOHNSON

EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ESSAYS ON SHAKESPEARE EDITED BY D. NICHOL SMITH

A STUDY OF SHAKESPEARE BY ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE

SHAKESPEARE BY SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE

CHARACTERS OF SHAKESPEARE’S PLAYS BY WILLIAM HAZLITT

TESTIMONY OF THE SONNETS AS TO THE AUTHORSHIP OF THE SHAKESPEAREAN PLAYS AND POEMS BY JESSE JOHNSON

ON SHAKESPEARE – BY LEO TOLSTOY

EXTRACTS FROM WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE BY VICTOR HUGO

SHAKESPEARE’S ATTITUDE TOWARD THE WORKING CLASSES BY ERNEST CROSBY

A LETTER BY GEORGE BERNARD SHAW



The Biographies

SOME ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE OF MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEAR BY NICHOLAS ROWE

SHAKESPEARE: HIS LIFE, ART, AND CHARACTERS BY HENRY NORMAN HUDSON

LIFE OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE BY SIR SIDNEY LEE

SHAKESPEARE’S LOST YEARS IN LONDON BY ARTHUR ACHESON

THE PEOPLE FOR WHOM SHAKESPEARE WROTE BY CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER



Shakespeare’s Last Will and Testament



Resources:

Quotations

Glossary of Elizabethan Language

GENRE
Arts et spectacles
SORTIE
2013
15 juillet
LANGUE
EN
Anglais
LONGUEUR
10,963
Pages
ÉDITEUR
Delphi Classics
TAILLE
25.6
Mo

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