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Folger Shakespeare Library

Overview
Works: 923 works in 1,817 publications in 1 language and 42,414 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Comedy plays  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Fiction  Periodicals  Exhibition catalogs  Juvenile works 
Roles: Editor, Other, Publisher, Former owner, isb, sht
Classifications: PR2829.A2, 822.33
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Shakespeare quarterly by Folger Shakespeare Library( )

in 3 languages and held by 2,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides annotated entries for all important books, articles, book reviews, dissertations, theatrical productions, reviews of productions, audiovisual materials, electronic media, and other scholarly and popular materials related to Shakespeare. Each year coverage moves forward one year and backwards at least three years
Shakespeare, the Globe & the world by S Schoenbaum( Book )

14 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 1,808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Displays rare books, manuscripts, and other memorabilia illuminating Shakespeare's career and impact
The first folio of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2000 in English and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Original title page selected, with portrait, reads: Mr. William Shakespeares comedies, histories, & tragedies. Published according to the true original copies. London, Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and E. Blount, 1623
The tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Book )

25 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition includes freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play, with full explanatory notes, scene-by-scene plot summaries, and a key to famous lines and passages that make the Bard come to life for all readers
Shakespeare on the American stage by Charles Harlen Shattuck( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's popular comedy of love and mistaken identity is accompanied by a section on reading Shakespeare's language, information on Shakespeare's life and theater, explanatory notes, annotated reading lists, and an essay
Shakespeare celebrated; anniversary lectures delivered at the Folger Library by Folger Shakespeare Library( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An apology of the Church of England by John, Bp Jewel( Book )

5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Jewel (1522-1571), Bishop of Salisbury, stands as one of the leading architects and perhaps the staunchest defender of the Protestant Church of England. Writing in 1562 when the Elizabethan church was yet young and fragile, and menaced by Catholic foes at home and abroad, Jewel proudly proclaimed the independence of the English church from Roman rule, and the deep catholicity of its reformation. Appealing throughout to the testimonies of the Church Fathers, Jewel made a powerful case that the Protestants were not heretics or innovators, but genuine reformers, restoring the church to the purity of apostolic practice and proclaiming anew the "faith once delivered to the saints." Along the way, he refutes common misunderstandings or caricatures of Protestant teaching, and takes the offensive against what he sees as the tyrannical power of the medieval papacy
The tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the complete text of Shakespeare's classic play about Macbeth, a man who kills the king in an attempt to seize the crown of Scotland for himself; and includes an introduction, explanatory notes, a modern perspective essay, an annotated further reading list, and a key to famous lines
Re-editing Shakespeare for the modern reader : based on lectures given at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC by Stanley Wells( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wells explains the principles of presenting Shakespearean texts for the modern reader. He argues that there is no 'one and only one' way to edit Shakespeare and one must acknowledge that the texts are open to different kinds of editorial treatment
The passionate pilgrim by William Shakespeare( Book )

6 editions published between 1939 and 1940 in English and Undetermined and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This eBook features the unabridged text of ‘The Passionate Pilgrim’ from the bestselling edition of ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare’. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, Delphi Classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. The Delphi Classics edition of Shakespeare includes original annotations and illustrations relating to the life and works of the author, as well as individual tables of contents, allowing you to navigate eBooks quickly and easily.eBook features: * The complete unabridged text of ‘The Passionate Pilgrim’ * Beautifully illustrated with images related to Shakespeare’s works * Individual contents table, allowing easy navigation around the eBook"--
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Book )

13 editions published between 1882 and 2018 in English and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudio is deceived by his jealous cousin into believing that his lover, Hero, is unfaithful--a plot unveiled by the bumbling constables Dogberry and Verges
Scotland in the time of Shakespeare by Thomas I Rae( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus : the first quarto, 1594, reproduced in facsimile from the unique copy in the Folger Shakespeare library by William Shakespeare( Book )

10 editions published between 1594 and 1980 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of the sources and historical background of the play accompanies the text and critical commentaries
The case of the Commonwealth of England, stated by Marchamont Nedham( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Quincy Adams memorial studies by Folger Shakespeare Library( Book )

9 editions published between 1948 and 1981 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dutch influences on English culture : 1558-1625 by David W Davies( Book )

3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English sea power in the early Tudor period, 1485-1558 by Elaine W Fowler( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wenceslaus Hollar : delineator of his time by Katherine S Van Eerde( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark
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The tragedy of Hamlet, prince of DenmarkA midsummer night's dreamThe tragedy of MacbethRe-editing Shakespeare for the modern reader : based on lectures given at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DCMuch ado about nothingThe tragedy of Othello, the Moor of VeniceAn annotated catalogue of the music manuscripts in the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C.
Alternative Names

controlled identityShakespeare Theatre at the Folger

Amherst college

Amherst college Amherst, Mass., USA Folger Shakespeare library Washington, D.C.

Biblioteca Folger Shakespeare

Bibliotheca Shakesperiana Folger

bibliothèque Folger Shakespeare

Folger library

Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C.

Washington (D.C.)

Washington, D.C. Folger Shakespeare Library

Washington (Districte de Colúmbia). Folger Shakespeare Library

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