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The Oxford companion to Shakespeare

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 537-539).

    Statementgeneral editor, Michael Dobson ; associate general editor, Stanley Wells.
    GenreEncyclopedias.
    ContributionsDobson, Michael, 1960-, Wells, Stanley W., 1930-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2892 .O94 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 541 p. :
    Number of Pages541
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3970417M
    ISBN 100198117353
    LC Control Number2001277478
    OCLC/WorldCa47063333

    These include more than 80 new entries, ranging from important performers, directors, and scholars such The Oxford companion to Shakespeare book Lucy Bailey, Samuel West, and Alfredo Michel Modenessito topics as diverse as Shakespeare in the digital age and the ubiquity of plants in Shakespeare's works, to the interpretation of Shakespeare globally, from Finland to Iraq. He has been the general editor of the Oxford Shakespeare since All twenty-five of its chapters, in other words, work to explain and justify the texts that comprise the MCE; they revolve around questions about who wrote, or who wrote which parts of, plays associated with Shakespeare's name since the s. A major new contribution to attribution studies, the Authorship Companion illuminates the work and methodology underpinning the groundbreaking New Oxford Shakespeare and casts new light on the professional working practices, and creative endeavors, of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Suarez, S. Also represented are countries and regions, among them Arab world, Japan, and Scandinavia.

    Among other supplemental aids are a chronology and a bibliographic essay noting introductory studies and standard reference works. To make information on Shakespeare's major works easier to find, the feature entries have been grouped and placed in a centre section fully cross-referenced from the A-Z. Other entries cover biographical details, literary and cultural context, publishing history, literary terms, criticism, and scholarship. Introductions focus on early modern manuscript and print culture, setting each text within the material circumstances of its production, transmission, and early reception.

    Virtually anything dealing with the book industry is covered, ranging from the paper used and the printing process to terminology Private presses ; people Greenaway, Kate ; publications Kirkus Reviews ; libraries Wales, National Library of ; and publishers Phaidon Verlag and, yes, Oxford University Press. Taking this process further with meticulous, fresh scholarship, essays in The Oxford companion to Shakespeare book Authorship Companion show why we must now add new plays to the accepted Shakespeare canon and reattribute certain parts of familiar Shakespeare plays to other writers. The Critical Reference Edition collects the same versions of the same works found in the Modern Critical Edition, keyed to the same line-numbering. Read more and controversial debates in the field of Shakespeare editing. The editions were published as follows: Henry V ed. Tying in with the th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, this much-loved Companion has been revised and updated, reflecting developments and discoveries made in recent years and to cover the performance, interpretation, and the influence of Shakespeare's works up to the present day.


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The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

A detailed "Thematic Listing of Entries" helps compensate for the paucity of cross-references. The Authorship Companion's essays explore and explain these processes, laying out everything we currently know about the works' authorship.

To make information on Shakespeare's major works easier to find, The Oxford companion to Shakespeare book feature entries have been grouped and placed in a centre section fully cross-referenced from the A-Z.

These online updates appear in print for the first time in this second edition, along with a further 35, new and revised words. These individual editions follow the same principles as the Complete Works, but their editors are permitted to reject choices made for the Complete Works if they feel strongly; for example, The Oxford companion to Shakespeare book Bevington 's edition of Henry IV Part One uses 'Falstaff' not 'Oldcastle'.

Taking this process further with meticulous, fresh scholarship, essays in the Authorship Companion show why we must now add new plays to the accepted Shakespeare canon and reattribute certain parts of familiar Shakespeare plays to other writers.

First published inthe online edition was revised inwith updates to over entries plus 16 new entries. In its comprehensive articulation of these positions, the volume does [End Page ] double duty: it serves not only as a guide to its readers but as the essential accompaniment to the other volumes of the New Oxford Shakespeare, particularly the Modern Critical Edition hereafter, MCE; edited by Gary Taylor et al.

Attention to these questions distinguishes the Authorship Companion from Taylor and Stanley Wells's Textual Companion, the complementary volume to the Oxford Shakespeare: The Collected Works, which devoted more time and space to the history of editing shakespeare than to the history—and contemporary computational practices—of attributing works to him.

Illustrated with more than photographs and boasting contributions from a team of internationally renowned scholars including such noted Shakespeare authorities as Helen Vendler, Park Honan, and Jonathan Batethe Companion has more than 3, entries that offer succinct, stimulating, and authoritative commentary on Shakespeares life and times, his plays and poems, and their interpretation around the world over the last four centuries.

It presents in full the evidence behind the choices made in The Complete Works about which works Shakespeare wrote, in whole or part.

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Thus, "modern editors and Shakespeare's usage abbreviates a more expansive set of meanings available in the early modern period, including applications to objects rather than people.

Along with such subjects as bibliography, the history of printing, editorial theory and practice, and textual criticism, it also engages with newer disciplines such as the history of the book and the electronic book.

Longer articles explore topics such as Shakespeares birthplace, censorship, the Chamberlains Men, film, The Oxford companion to Shakespeare book Shakespeares reception in such countries as China, Italy, and the United States.

Particular emphasis is placed on theatrical history, from the productions of Shakespeare's time to Royal Shakespeare Company, Silent films, and Television. About this title From the conjectured identity of the Dark Lady of the Sonnets to misprints in the First Folio, from Shakespeare's favorite figures of speech to the staging of Othello in South Africa, The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare offers the most comprehensive coverage available on all aspects of Shakespeare's life and works.

The thematic listing of entries - described in the press as 'an invaluable panorama of the contents' - has been updated to include all of the new entries. Read more. The authoritative text is accompanied by extensive explanatory and performance notes, and innovative introductory materials which lead the reader into exploring questions about interpretation, textual variants, literary criticism, and performance, for themselves.

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Full of both entertaining trivia and scholarly detail, this authoritative Companion will delight the browser and reward students, academics, as well as anyone wanting to know more about Shakespeare.

Read more and controversial debates in the field of Shakespeare editing. Precursor[ edit ] Oxford University Press first published a complete works of Shakespeare in Suarez, S. Full of both entertaining trivia and The Oxford companion to Shakespeare book detail, this authoritative Companion will delight The Oxford companion to Shakespeare book browser and reward students, academics, as well as anyone wanting to know more about Shakespeare.

There are no explanatory notes, but there is a glossary at the back of the book. In it Taylor coins the term "artiginality," a neologism drawn from the vocabulary of the early modern guild and meant to capture both the inexorably material conditions of the Renaissance theater and the dramatist's agency and individuality in his work for it.

It also broke with tradition in presenting Shakespeare's works in chronological order, rather than dividing them by genre. Other entries cover biographical details, The Oxford companion to Shakespeare book and cultural context, publishing history, literary terms, criticism, and scholarship.

The New Oxford Shakespeare consists of four interconnected publications: the Modern Critical Edition with modern spellingthe Critical Reference Edition with original spellinga companion volume on authorship, and an online version integrating all of this material on OUP's high-powered scholarly editions platform.

The Critical Reference Edition collects the same versions of the same works found in the Modern Critical Edition, keyed to the same line-numbering. This edition contains a preface written by much-lauded Shakespearian actor Simon Russell Beale.

A few entry headings are arcane movies are discussed under Shakespeare on sound filmand the lack of indexing means that information can be hard to retrieve. Among the more than 3, signed entries are brief identifications of every character and in-depth treatments of each play.Jan 24,  · Shakespeare Studies: Reference Sources.

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