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Rolfe, W. J. (William James) 1827-1910

Overview
Works: 463 works in 2,370 publications in 2 languages and 29,379 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Pastoral drama  History  Juvenile works  Outlines and syllabi  Tragedies (Drama)  Illustrated works 
Roles: Editor, Author, Author of introduction, Other, Commentator
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
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The poetic and dramatic works of Alfred, lord Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson( Book )

16 editions published between 1898 and 1899 in English and Spanish and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 1899 volume offers an illustrated edition of Tennyson's complete works
Shakespeare the boy; with sketches of the home and school life, the games and sports, the manners, customs and folk-lore of the time by W. J Rolfe( Book )

37 editions published between 1896 and 2015 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

62 editions published between 1876 and 2011 in English and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's history of King Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Book )

32 editions published between 1877 and 2012 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's history of King Henry the Eighth by William Shakespeare( Book )

41 editions published between 1871 and 2000 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

53 editions published between 1871 and 2009 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Book )

38 editions published between 1877 and 1931 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Rosalind is banished by her uncle, who has usurped her father's throne, she flees to the forest of Arden where her exiled father holds court. There, dressed as a boy to avoid discovery, she encounters the man she loves now a fellow exile and resolves to remain in disguise to test his feelings for her. A gloriously sunny comedy, As You Like It is an exuberant combination of concealed identities and verbal jousting, reconciliations and multiple weddings
Shakespeare's comedy of twelfth night; or, what you will by William Shakespeare( Book )

39 editions published between 1879 and 2015 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This edition is limited to three hundred and fifty copies"--Prelim
Shakespeare's tragedy of King Richard the Third by William Shakespeare( Book )

32 editions published between 1880 and 2010 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lady of the lake by Walter Scott( Book )

25 editions published between 1882 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The narrative of the poem concerns the struggle between King James V and the powerful clan Douglas."--Amazon.com
The tragedy of Coriolanus by William Shakespeare( Book )

33 editions published between 1881 and 1933 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A proud Roman general conquers the Volscians, leads them against Rome in revenge for his banishment, and is killed by the Volscian general when Coriolanus is persuaded to spare the city
The English of Shakespeare; illustrated in a philological commentary on his Julius Cæsar by George L Craik( Book )

38 editions published between 1857 and 2011 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The merry wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare( Book )

31 editions published between 1882 and 2010 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguises and misadventures follows
Shakespeare's tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Book )

43 editions published between 1878 and 1981 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clark Library copy used as a promptbook by actor Frederick B. Warde. Several preliminary pages from original published form have been removed here, and the entire play is interleaved with manuscript notes in pencil and ink regarding stage directions, alterations, and other information
Two gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare( Book )

35 editions published between 1822 and 2010 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Close friends Valentine and Proteus become rivals for the hand of Silvia, daughter of the Duke of Milan, who has promised her to the foolish coward Thurio. Proteus has Valentine banished, but Silvia escapes to the forest to join him. Proteus follows with Julia, who dotes on him. After a confrontation, the Duke eventually allows Valentine and Silvia to wed, and Proteus marries Julia
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Book )

31 editions published between 1881 and 1933 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Book )

37 editions published between 1878 and 1978 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Young Claudio has fallen for the lovely heiress Hero. The path to the alter seems smooth until the evil Don John decides to intervene."
Shakespeare's tragedy of King Richard the Second by William Shakespeare( Book )

28 editions published between 1876 and 1933 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Book )

25 editions published between 1881 and 2009 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love's labour's lost by William Shakespeare( Book )

24 editions published between 1882 and 2010 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is an 1898 edited edition of William Shakespeare's comedy "Love's Labor's Lost," with notes by William J. Rolfe
 
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Shakespeare's The comedy of errors
Alternative Names
Rolfe, W. J.

Rolfe, W. J. 1827-1910

Rolfe, William J.

Rolfe, William J. 1827-1910

Rolfe, William J. (William James), 1827-1910

Rolfe, William James

Rolfe, William James 1827-1910

William James Rolfe American educator and Shakespearean scholar

William James Rolfe US-amerikanischer Lehrer und Shakespeare-Forscher

Languages
English (731)

Spanish (1)

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Shakespeare's tragedy of Othello, the Moor of VeniceShakespeare's history of King Henry the FifthShakespeare's tragedy of King Richard the ThirdShakespeare's The comedy of errorsLove's labour's lost