Summary: Lauded on publication in 1997 as the complete Shakespeare for a new generation of students, this Second Edition of the best-selling Norton Shakespeare introduces new scholarship and editorial features that invite readers afresh to Shakespeare's plays and poems. Stephen Greenblatt's dazzling introduction, updated for the Second Edition, creates a window into the culture of early modern England; Shakespeare's life in the theater; and the businesses of printing, publish ...show moreing, and textual editing. The works themselves, based on the Oxford edition, are enhanced with lively introductions, all of which have been fine-tuned for the Second Edition, as well as ample glosses, annotations, a textual note, and new annotated bibliographies and filmographies. Andrew Gurr's essay "The Shakespearean Stage," a new timeline, new maps, a glossary of theater and printing terms, contextual documents, and redesigned genealogies provide additional help for readers. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 08
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