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Revising Shakespeare

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674418714

Publication Date: 01/01/1992

247 pages

4 halftones


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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Canonizing and Constituting Shakespeare
  • 1. Theories of Revision, 1623–1990
  • 2. Revision in the Manuscripts of Shakespeare’s Contemporaries
  • 3. Occasions and Occurrences of Revision in Shakespeare’s Plays
  • 4. Revising Shakespeare Before and After 1596
  • 5. Revising Hamlet, Troilus and Cressida, and Othello
  • 6. Revising King Lear and Revising “Theory”
  • Appendix. Early Printing History of the Plays
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Notes
  • Index

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