The Shoemaker's Holiday, Second Edition

(New Mermaids)


Publisher: A&C Black


Language: English | Number of Pages: 102 | Format: Paperback

Isbn-10: 0393900622 | Isbn-13: 9780393900620 | Publish date:  | Edition 2nd

Also available as: Hardcover , Others

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Book Description
New Mermaids are modernized and fully-annotated editions of classic English plays. Each volume includes:

• The playtext, in modern spelling, edited to the highest bibliographical and textual standards
• Textual notes recording significant changes to the copytext and variant readings
• Glossing notes explaining obscure words and word-play
• Critical, contextual and staging notes
• Photographs of productions where applicable
• A full introduction which provides a critical account of the play, the staging conventions of the time and recent stage history; discusses authorship, date, sources and the text; and gives guidance for further reading.

Edited and updated by leading scholars and printed in a clear, easy-to-use format, New Mermaids offer invaluable guidance for actor, student, and theatre-goer alike.