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Werstine, Paul

Overview
Works: 95 works in 610 publications in 2 languages and 22,710 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: PR2825.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Paul Werstine
The tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Book )

33 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,428 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 )

22 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 1,241 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 1,211 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 taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Book )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 1,064 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 1,014 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 )

20 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 1,004 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 1,003 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 )

28 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 )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 963 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 910 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
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

28 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 695 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 life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 574 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 555 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 509 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 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosalind, daughter of the deposed Duke Senior, is exiled from the court by her wicked uncle. Disguising herself as a young man and accompanied by her cousin Celia and their loyal fool Touchstone, she takes refuge in the Forest of Arden. In the forest Rosalind meets young Orlando with whom she is in love, but her male disguise complicates matters, especially when Rosalind finds she has unwittingly attracted the shepherdess Phebe
The winter's tale by William Shakespeare( Book )

11 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 435 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 376 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
Henry IV, part 2 by William Shakespeare( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 375 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 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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