Much Ado about Nothing: The Cambridge Dover Wilson Shakespeare - Cambridge Library Collection - Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama (Paperback)
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Much Ado about Nothing: The Cambridge Dover Wilson Shakespeare - Cambridge Library Collection - Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama (Paperback)

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John Dover Wilson's New Shakespeare, published between 1921 and 1966, became the classic Cambridge edition of Shakespeare's plays and poems until the 1980s. The series, long since out-of-print, is now reissued. Each work is available both individually and as a set, and each contains a lengthy and lively introduction, main text, and substantial notes and glossary printed at the back. The edition, which began with The Tempest and ended with The Sonnets, put into practice the techniques and theories that had evolved under the 'New Bibliography'. Remarkably by today's standards, although it took the best part of half a century to produce, the New Shakespeare involved only a small band of editors besides Dover Wilson himself. As the volumes took shape, many of Dover Wilson's textual methods acquired general acceptance and became an established part of later editorial practice, for example in the Arden and New Cambridge Shakespeares.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781108005968
Number of pages: 212
Weight: 280 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 12 mm

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“Perfect Edition for GCSE”

My daughter purchased this for her English GCSE. A perfect edition, attractive printing and lots of space to scribble notes. A great resource for study.

Paperback edition
30th October 2016
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“Much Ado About Nothing”

Forget the towering tragedy of Othello or the balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet; this is Shakespeare at his most playful, his cast of characters at their most colourful, and his wit and power to both astound and amuse... More

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6th August 2009
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“Much Ado About Nothing”

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