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Mowat, Barbara A.

Overview
Works: 98 works in 615 publications in 2 languages and 23,616 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Comedy plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Juvenile works  Tragicomedies  Historical drama  Pastoral drama  Outlines and syllabi 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other, Illustrator
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Barbara A Mowat
The tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Book )

33 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's tragedy in which a Danish prince seeks vengeance for his father's murder after being visited by his ghost; and includes explanatory notes, scene-by-scene plot summaries, a key to memorable lines, and other reference tools
The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of Shakespeare's finest works is available in a new edition, based on the best early printed version of the play. This new edition of Othello reflects the latest scholarship and includes information on Shakespeare's life, explanatory notes, and a Modern Perspective section. Illustrated
Macbeth : modern English version side-by-side with full original text by William Shakespeare( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's drama about a man who kills the king of Scotland in order to claim the throne for himself, and includes explanatory notes, plot summaries, a key to notable lines and phrases, and other reference information
The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Book )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the text of the play, accompanied by notes and an introduction. Also includes a section of study questions and a brief biography of Shakespeare
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Book )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the edited text of Shakespeare's play about a man who sets out to subdue a shrewish wife, and includes explanatory notes, accounts of the author's life and theater, illustrations, and a critical evaluation
The tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Book )

25 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The text of the play is presented with discussions of Shakespeare's life and world, dramatic criticism, and textual commentaries
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Book )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the comedy of the couples who are happily united with the help of bumbling Constable Dogberry
Twelfth night; or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Book )

27 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 979 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Background information about Shakespeare, Elizabethan theater, and the text accompany his play about unrequited love and mistaken identity
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antonio, a merchant, borrows money from Shylock, a Jew. When Antonio cannot repay his debt, Shylock demands a pound of his flesh in payment
The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragic drama of an old king's foolishness is accompanied by material on Shakespeare's language, life, and theater, notes, and an essay
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's play about a shipwrecked Duke who learns to command the spirits
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 679 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
The dramaturgy of Shakespeare's romances by Barbara A Mowat( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains that text of the English history play that dramatizes the fifteenth-century conflict between the royal families of York and Lancaster, and includes full explanatory notes on pages facing the text, an introduction to Shakespeare's language, and essays about his life, theater, and the publication of his works
The tragedy of Richard III by William Shakespeare( Book )

14 editions published between 1896 and 2018 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Machiavellian tale of England's Richard III, an enterprising, self-made villain whose ascension to the throne was marked with murder and treachery
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's comic play about the separation and eventual reuniting of twin brothers
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exiled royals--including a duke's daughter, disguised as a man--and country folk, learn lessons about class and gender through a series of love triangles in the Forest of Arden
Richard II by William Shakespeare( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the text of the play, information about Shakespeare and his theater, explanatory notes, and assesses the play in light of today's interests
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Hungarian and held by 451 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
Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an annotated edition of Shakespeare's comedy about Spanish courtiers who unsuccessfully swear off relationships with women, and includes scene-by-scene plot summaries, full explanatory notes, and a key to Shakespeare's language
 
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The tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark
Alternative Names
Adams, Barbara Sue, 1934-2017

Mowat, Barbara

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The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of VeniceMacbeth : modern English version side-by-side with full original textThe tragedy of Romeo and JulietThe taming of the shrewThe tragedy of Julius CaesarMuch ado about nothingTwelfth night; or, What you willThe merchant of Venice