WorldCat Identities

Mowat, Barbara A.

Overview
Works: 111 works in 676 publications in 2 languages and 23,972 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Tragedies (Drama)  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Tragicomedies  Historical drama  Pastoral drama  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR2829.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 )

33 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,603 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 )

36 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,528 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 )

37 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 1,477 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 )

24 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 1,338 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
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

33 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 1,168 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 taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Book )

27 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 1,096 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 )

29 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in English and held by 1,033 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 )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in English and held by 1,015 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claudio is deceived by his jealous cousin into believing that his lover, Hero, is unfaithful--a plot unveiled by the bumbling constables Dogberry and Verges
Twelfth night; or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Book )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2019 in English and held by 1,007 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 )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 983 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 )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 937 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 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedy of Richard III by William Shakespeare( Book )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in English and held by 634 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 )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's history play in which young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs; and includes explanatory notes, plot summaries, and a key to famous lines and phrases
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 515 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
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
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and Hungarian and held by 478 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 441 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
Henry IV, part 2 by William Shakespeare( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 387 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 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 VeniceA midsummer night's dreamThe 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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