The Comedy of Errors: The Oxford Shakespeare

ISBN : 9780199536146

William Shakespeare; Charles Whitworth
240 Pages
129 x 196 mm
Pub date
May 2008
Oxford World's Classics


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The Oxford Shakespeare
General Editor Stanley Wells
The Oxford Shakespeare offers authoritative texts from leading scholars in editions designed to interpret and illuminate the works for modern readers

- a new, modern-spelling text, based on the 1623 Folio text
- on-page commentary and notes explain meaning, staging, language and allusions
- detailed introduction considers composition, sources, and critical and theatrical history
- includes full text of Plautus' Menaechmi and extracts from Gesta Grayorum and the Geneva Bible
- illustrated with production photographs and related art
- full index to introduction and commentary
- durable sewn binding for lasting use
'not simply a better text but a new conception of Shakespeare. This is a major achievement of twentieth-century scholarship.' Times Literary Supplement
ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

About the author: 

William Shakespeare
Edited by Charles Whitworth, Professor of English Literature and Director, Centre for English Renaissance Studies, Université Paul Valéry

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