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The Tragedy of King Richard III: The Oxford Shakespeare

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Description for The Tragedy of King Richard III: The Oxford Shakespeare Paperback. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 424 pages, numerous illustrations of productions of the play. BIC Classification: DDS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 136 x 23. Weight in Grams: 440.
Richard III is one of Shakespeare's most popular plays on the stage and has been adapted successfully for film. This new and innovative edition recognizes the play's pre-eminence as a performance work: a perspective that informs every aspect of the editing. Challenging traditional practice, the text is based on the 1597 Quarto which, it is argued, brings us closest to the play as it would have been staged in Shakespeare's theatre. The introduction, which is illustrated, explores the long performance history from Shakespeare's time to the present. Its critical engagement with the play responds to recent historicist and gender-based approaches. ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
424
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Condition
New
Number of Pages
424
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780199535880
SKU
V9780199535880
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Ref
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Reviews for The Tragedy of King Richard III: The Oxford Shakespeare
This is far and away the finest critical edition of the play available
Eric Rasmussen, Shakespeare Survey

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