July 01, 2008
5.0 X 1.4 X 7.7 inches | 1.14 pounds
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About the Author
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English dramatist, poet, and actor, generally regarded as the greatest playwright of all time.
Keir Elam is Professor of English Literature at the University of Bologna, where he is resident member of the Institute for Advanced Studies and evaluator for the Humanities in the University Research Observatory (Osservatorio della Ricerca).
David Scott Kastan is the George M. Bodman Professor of English at Yale University, USA.
Henry Woudhuysen is Rector of Lincoln College, Oxford, UK.
Professor Richard Proudfoot served as Senior General Editor of the Arden Shakespeare for 35 years, until his retirement from King's in 1999. In 2001 The Arden Shakespeare published Proudfoot's Shakespeare: Text, Stage and Canon a critical overview of the scholarly achievements made in the field of Shakespeare studies by the end of the twentieth century.
ANN THOMPSON is Professor of English and Director of the London Shakespeare Centre and King's College London Ann Thompson is Professor of English Literature and Director of the London Shakespeare Centre at King's College London
"The editorial goals of the Arden project are ably met in this edition. Elam's...astounding knowledge of elements of performance make this edition a mustread...Brings together into one volume a wealth of textual, bibliographical, and critical scholarship; a variety of background materials; helpful images and charts; and information and analysis concerning stage and film performances.The introduction exemplifies scholarly achievement...Magisterial footnotes." --Shakespeare Quarterly