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Mowat, Barbara A.

Overview
Works: 111 works in 653 publications in 2 languages and 23,826 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Comedy plays  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Tragicomedies  Pastoral drama  Historical drama  Juvenile works  Fiction 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, Illustrator
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 )

34 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,572 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 )

34 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,506 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 Hamlet, prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Book )

36 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,442 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
The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

23 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 1,298 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
The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 1,122 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 taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Book )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 1,076 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 held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brutus, best friend of the Roman ruler Caesar, reluctantly joins a successful plot to murder Caesar and subsequently destroys himself. Includes notes and an introduction
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Book )

20 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and held by 1,004 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 981 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 )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 969 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 tempest by William Shakespeare( Book )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 918 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 )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 704 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 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedy of Richard III by William Shakespeare( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and held by 608 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 life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 568 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 )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An edition of Shakespeare's comedy, including discussion of its production, language, plot, and author
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 498 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
The tragedy of Richard II by William Shakespeare( Book )

18 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 495 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 )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Hungarian and held by 459 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 )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 432 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
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The tragedy of Romeo and JulietThe tragedy of Hamlet, prince of DenmarkThe tragedy of Othello, the Moor of VeniceThe tragedy of King LearThe taming of the shrewThe tragedy of Julius CaesarMuch ado about nothingTwelfth night; or, What you will
Alternative Names
Adams, Barbara Sue, 1934-2017

Mowat, Barbara

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