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Furness, Horace Howard 1833-1912

Overview
Works: 428 works in 1,454 publications in 2 languages and 13,653 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Comedy plays  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pastoral drama  Tragicomedies  Juvenile works  Outlines and syllabi  Fiction 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Translator
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
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A new variorum edition of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

13 editions published between 1871 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[V.23] The second part of Henry the Fourth. 1940.--[v.24-25] The sonnets. 1924.--[v.26] Troilus and Cressida. 1953.--[v.27] The life and death of King Richard the Second. 1955
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

44 editions published between 1880 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[American Shakespeare Festival Theatre, Stratford, Connecticut], "King Lear," directed by Allen Fletcher, scenery & costumes by Will Steven Armstrong, lighting by Tharon Musser, music and songs by Conrad Susa
The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

24 editions published between 1886 and 2000 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Book )

27 editions published between 1877 and 1965 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet, a prince of medieval-era Denmark, senses treachery behind his royal father’s death. His mother is all too dangerously entangled in that treachery
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Book )

52 editions published between 1890 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pastoral romance set in the Forest of Arden in medieval France, this story is full of kindliness, good fellowship, goodwill, and tales about all kinds of love--physical and intellectual, sentimental and cynical, enduring love between friends, and romantic love at first sight
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Book )

52 editions published between 1892 and 1966 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prospero, wise Duke of Milan, has been deposed by Antonio, his wicked brother and exiled with his daughter Miranda to a mysterious island. But Prospero possesses supernatural powers. Composed at the end of Shakespeare's career, the play contains some of his most lyrical dramatic verse
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Book )

26 editions published between 1871 and 1963 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A condensation of the motion picture based on Shakespeare's play
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

37 editions published between 1888 and 1965 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

44 editions published between 1895 and 1966 in English and Italian and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's play about devilish fairies, bedeviled lovers and tradesmen-actors. Plots intertwine as entangled love affairs, the comical performance of a "play within a play" by the tradesmen of Athens, and the antics in fairyland among King Oberon and his queen Titania produce a bizarre series of entanglements, but all ends happily
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Book )

23 editions published between 1899 and 1976 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young Claudio has fallen for the lovely heiress Hero. The path to the alter seems smooth until the evil Don John decides to intervene."
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Book )

47 editions published between 1898 and 2005 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1 copy located in CIRCULATION
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Book )

35 editions published between 1873 and 1963 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Driven by ambition and an unscrupulous wife, Macbeth murders the King of Scotland and claims the throne for himself. Haunted by ghosts and vexed by witches, he and his wife descend into the depths of madness and paranoia as they crumble beneath the weight of their crimes
A new variorum edition of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Book )

22 editions published between 1903 and 1966 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The young King of Navarre and three of his courtiers have vowed to lock themselves away for three years of study and fasting, and to forswear the company of women for this period. No sooner is their vow made than it is tested, however, as the Princess of France and three of her ladies arrive in Navarre on a diplomatic mission. The young men fall instantly and hopelessly in love, and the tension between their vow and their passion forms the subject of this charming and sparkling early comedy
A new variorum edition of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

33 editions published between 1873 and 1974 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelfe night, or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Book )

25 editions published between 1901 and 1966 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stratford Festival Canada "Twelfth Night," by William Shakespeare, directed by David William, designed by Brian Jackson, music by Louis Applebaum
Twelfth night; or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Book )

23 editions published between 1901 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twins Sebastian and Viola are separated after a shipwreck and believe each other dead. Viola disguises herself as a page boy, Cesario, to work for Duke Orsino and falls in love with him, but he loves Olivia, who falls in love with Cesario. Seeing Sebastian one day, she mistakes him for Cesario and marries him. The confusion is cleared up when Viola and Sebastian meet again, and the Duke marries Viola. The subplot concerns the efforts of Sir Toby and Andrew to humble the presumptuous Malvolio
Records of a lifelong friendship, 1807-1882 by Ralph Waldo Emerson( Book )

8 editions published between 1910 and 2009 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed by Bruce Rogers."780 copies printed"--Verso of t.p. Includes index
Shakespeare study today : the Horace Howard Furness memorial lectures( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 editions published between 1903 and 1908 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the romantic tragedy about the relationship between Mark Antony and the Queen of Egypt
 
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The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice
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The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of VeniceAs you like itThe winter's taleRecords of a lifelong friendship, 1807-1882
Alternative Names
Furness, H. H.

Furness, Horace H.

Furness, Horace Howard

Horace Howard Furness American Shakespearean scholar

Horace Howard Furness Amerikaans literatuurhistoricus (1833-1912)

Horace Howard Furness US-amerikanischer Literaturwissenschaftler

Languages
English (575)

Italian (2)