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Werstine, Paul

Overview
Works: 95 works in 623 publications in 2 languages and 22,737 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Tragedies (Drama)  Comedy plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Juvenile works  Pastoral drama  Tragicomedies  Historical drama  Outlines and syllabi 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR2829.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Werstine
The tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Book )

34 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,438 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 1,299 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
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 1,244 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 )

22 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the text of Shakespeare's drama about Romeo and Juliet, two young people whose love is doomed by their warring families, and includes explanatory notes, plot summaries, a key to famous lines and phrases, a modern perspective on the play, and other reference tools
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Book )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 1,071 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 )

23 editions published between 1992 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
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Book )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's play about a shipwrecked Duke who learns to command the spirits
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Book )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 998 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 )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and held by 982 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 966 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 )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragic drama of an old king's foolishness is accompanied by material on Shakespeare's language, life, and theater, notes, and an essay
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

29 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play ; Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play ; Scene-by-scene plot summaries ; A key to famous lines and phrases ; An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language ; An essay by an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play ; Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books ; Essay by Catherine Belsey." -- back cover
The life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 572 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 tragedy of Richard III by William Shakespeare( Book )

15 editions published between 1896 and 2018 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Machiavellian tale of England's Richard III, an enterprising, self-made villain whose ascension to the throne was marked with murder and treachery
The comedy of errors by William Shakespeare( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's comic play about the separation and eventual reuniting of twin brothers
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 502 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 3 languages and held by 461 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 )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 434 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 378 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
All's well that ends well by William Shakespeare( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 373 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 Hamlet, prince of Denmark
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The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of VeniceMacbeth : modern English version side-by-side with full original textThe tragedy of Romeo and JulietThe taming of the shrewThe tragedy of Julius CaesarThe tempestMuch ado about nothingTwelfth night; or, What you will
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