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Mowat, Barbara A.

Overview
Works: 102 works in 446 publications in 2 languages and 22,428 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Comedy plays  Tragedies (Drama)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Outlines and syllabi  Historical drama  Pastoral drama  Tragicomedies 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara A Mowat
The tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Book )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,493 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 )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,200 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 tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 1,157 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the text of William Shakespeare's tragedy in which Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, struggles with the decision whether to avenge his father's murder, and includes text glosses; details on Shakespeare's life, world, and theater; and an essay that offers a modern perspective on the play
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,021 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 commentary notes
The tragedy of Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Book )

22 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 985 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 )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 957 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 )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 930 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 )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 929 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 )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's tragedy in which an English king foolishly splits his kingdom between the two daughters plotting his doom and disinherits his favorite for speaking out against him
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's play about a shipwrecked Duke who learns to command the spirits
The dramaturgy of Shakespeare's romances by Barbara A Mowat( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 528 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 comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the text of Shakespeare's comedy about identical twin brothers, both named Antipholus, who set off a wave of confusion when they arrive in the same town after a lifetime apart, bringing with them identical twin servants, both named Dromios; and includes scene-by-scene action summaries, full explanatory notes, and a critical essay
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 466 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 )

11 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 448 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 419 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 )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New Folger Library edition of Shakespeare's plays puts readers in touch with current ways of thinking about Shakespeare. Each volume contains full explanatory notes on pages facing the text of the play and a helpful introduction to Shakespeare's language. At the conclusion of each play is a full essay by a scholar who assesses the play in the light of today's interests and concerns
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This richly illustrated edition of Shakespeare's classic comedy in the New Folger Library features an accurate text in modern spelling and punctuation, scene-by-scene plot summaries and full explanatory notes, in-depth guides with tips on reading Shakespeare's language, and much more
Henry IV, part 2 by William Shakespeare( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Powerful rebels are mustering their forces to topple the aging King Henry IV from his throne. Their success seems assured because the dying king cannot depend upon his son and heir Prince Hal. Instead, King Henry relies on the aid of the latest war hero Sir John Falstaff ... and the kingdom is soon in for a big surprise
 
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The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
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Mowat, Barbara

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The tragedy of Romeo and JulietThe tragedy of Othello, the Moor of VeniceHamletThe taming of the shrewThe tragedy of Julius CaesarMuch ado about nothingTwelfth night; or, What you willThe merchant of Venice