The Complete Works of Shakespeare contains the recognized canon of the bard’s plays, and his sonnets and poems. The texts were edited by the late Professor Peter Alexander, making it one of the most authoritative editions, recognized the world over for its clarity and scholarship.
Described in the Guardian on its first publication in 1951 as ‘a symbol in the history of our national culture’, the Collins edition of the Complete Works of William Shakespeare, edited by the late Professor Peter Alexander, has long been established as one of the most authoritative editions of Shakespeare’s works, and was chosen by the BBC as the basis for its televised cycle of the plays.
The book starts with two specially written articles – a biography of Shakespeare by Germaine Greer and a wide-ranging introduction to Shakespeare theatre by the late Anthony Burgess. Each play is also introduced by academics from Glasgow University, where Professor Alexander undertook his editing.
New to this edition is an internet resources section, providing details of the most useful Shakespeare websites. In addition, the invaluable glossary of over 2,500 entries explaining the meaning of obsolete words and phrases (complete with line references) has been expanded and redesigned to make it much easier to use....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