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Folger Shakespeare Library

Overview
Works: 891 works in 1,754 publications in 1 language and 42,166 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  History  Comedy plays  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 2,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When complete, will provide 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 and published or produced since 1900
Shakespeare, the Globe & the world by S Schoenbaum( Book )

15 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 1,816 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 1,687 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 1,146 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 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 685 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 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers explanatory notes on pages facing the text of the play, as well as an introduction to Shakespeare's language, life, and theater
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 545 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 )

7 editions published between 1939 and 1940 in English and Undetermined and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 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 491 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 485 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 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman's elopement with a dark-skinned foreigner. An evil manipulator, dead set on bloody revenge. A noble warrior, fatally consumed by jealousy. Shakespeare's play about the Moor who "loved not wisely but too well," comes to life in this intensely thrilling and beautifully illustrated retelling
The case of the Commonwealth of England, stated by Marchamont Nedham( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 473 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 446 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

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

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 441 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 439 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

Фолджерівська шекспірівська бібліотека

Шекспировская библиотека Фолджера

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English (323)