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Mowat, Barbara A.

Overview
Works: 93 works in 541 publications in 2 languages and 23,131 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Comedy plays  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Outlines and syllabi  Historical drama  Tragicomedies  Pastoral drama 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other, Illustrator
Classifications: PR2819.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara A Mowat
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 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the complete text of Shakespeare's classic play about Macbeth, a man who kills the king in an attempt to seize the crown of Scotland for himself; and includes an introduction, explanatory notes, a modern perspective essay, an annotated further reading list, and a key to famous lines
The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This a tragic play where two star-crossed teenagers take their lives for the name of love
... The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 1,125 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 )

21 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,045 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 Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,029 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 Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Book )

24 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,017 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 985 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 )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 952 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 )

18 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 944 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 )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 875 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 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

24 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mix-ups and mishaps occur when Oberon, the King of the Fairies, doses his sleeping wife with a magical potion that causes her to fall in love with the first living thing she sees upon awakening
The life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 561 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
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 490 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 comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's comic play about the separation and eventual reuniting of twin brothers
The tragedy of Richard II by William Shakespeare( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 466 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 432 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 422 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
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 370 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
 
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The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
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The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet... The tragedy of King LearThe taming of the shrewThe tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of DenmarkThe tragedy of Julius CaesarMuch ado about nothingTwelfth night; or, What you willThe merchant of Venice