Editing Shakespeare's plays became a particularly fashionable activity in the 18th century, and Samuel Johnson is perhaps the most famous Shakespearean editor of that period. Originally proposed in 1745, Johnson's edition of Shakespeare's Plays was abandoned, and only resurfaced after the completion of his monumental Dictionary. Unlike many previous editors, Johnson was generous in his acknowledgements of collaborators and previous scholarship. In contrast to Pope, he not only expressed approval or disapproval in his notes but also went into detail about his reasons. However, the textual editing of his first edition was considered disappointing. George Stevens, who had a tremendous knowledge of early dramatic literature, successfully recitified this and produced with Johnson a new 10-volume edition in 1773. This edition was greatly praised and both editors made further revisions and improvements for the 1778 edition reprinted here....Continua
Dice: Comprati un reader che ti leggi tutti i classici in ebook. Spendi un poco meno e occupi meno spazio. Facile a dirsi... Dei libri con testo inglese a fronte facilmente reperibili nelle librerie, non ne esistono in ebook. E se ne esistono, sono rari. Per tagliare la testa al toro, ho comprato l'edizione inglese completa dalla Royal Shakespeare Company, che ha eccelse recensioni ovunque. Cosi' quando voglio comprare il vecchio bardo in ebook, lo compro in italiano e mi leggo la versione inglese in cartaceo. Da consultazione....Continua
edizione del 1960, Collins, London and Glasgow.
Edited with an introduction and glossary by Peter Alexander. Regius Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Glasgow.
I was freaking out when I saw this at Barnes and Noble! I hit it at an uber sale and got it!!! such a pretty book!
After I saw this at the Barns and Nobles at the Washington central train station I was like...WTF? 30$ the whole and complete works of Shakespeare? I mean EVERY SINGLE THING he's ever written is in here. Amazing cover, layout, this one has got EVERYTHING...just a MASTERPIECE...Continua