Summary: Lauded on publication in 1997 as the complete Shakespeare for a new generation of students, this Second Edition of the best-sellingNorton Shakespeareintroduces 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, publishing, and textual ed ...show moreiting. The works themselves, based on the Oxford Edition, are enhanced with lively introductions, all of which have been fine-tuned in 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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