The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Merry Wives of Windsor


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The Shakespeare Folios series - offering the absolute authenticity of the First Folio in a totally accessible form.

'A quite wonderful idea... So blindingly obvious, I can't understand why nobody had thought of it before. I will certainly use the texts myself' Peter Hall

This edition accurately reproduces the text of the Shakespeare First Folio (1623), but in modern type. At a stroke the dust of ages is blown away and what Shakespeare actually intended is revealed to modern readers.

Now Shakespeareans everywhere - students, actors, directors - can see for themselves what the Folio really says.

As a further aid to understanding, on each opposing page the same text appears in a fully modernised version - a useful safety net whenever the Folio becomes problematic.

Each volume also contains:
• an introduction to the particular play
• textual notes
• an appendix giving variant versions from the Quarto where appropriate
• a facsimile page from the First Folio

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781854599339
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
Publication date: 09/01/2008
Series: The Shakespeare Folios Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

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