Mr. William Shakespeare, original and early editions of his quartos and folios

his source books and those containing contemporary notices. by Henrietta Collins Bartlett

Publisher: Yale University Press in New Haven

Written in English
Published: Pages: 217 Downloads: 978
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  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Bibliography,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Bibliography -- Quartos,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Bibliography -- Folios

Edition Notes

GenreQuartos, Folios
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LC ClassificationsZ8811 B37
The Physical Object
Pagination217p.
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18143367M

The first published edition of the collected plays of William Shakespeare was the First Folio (). Its original title was Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories & Tragedies. The First Folio is the major source today for texts of Shakespeare’s plays. In England in the early 17th century, playwrights normally had nothing to do with the.   BOSTON (AP) — The public is getting a rare peek at first and early editions of some of William Shakespeare’s most beloved plays. The Boston Public Library is commemorating the th.   Early "quartos," or booklets for individual works like "A Midsummer BOSTON — The public is getting a rare peek at first and early editions of some of William Shakespeare's most beloved plays. FIRST EDITION of Shakespeare’s plays edited by Edward Capell, who assembled an enormous collection of Shakespeare quartos and folios in his attempt to establish the best text for the plays. “Scientific criticism of the text [of Shakespeare] begins with Edward Capell. He was the first to base his text actually on the quartos and folios; and.

Her work in bibliography centered around the works of William Shakespeare, and include Mr. William Shakespeare, Original and Early Editions of his Quartos and Folios (), and Census of Shakespeare's Plays in Quarto, ( and , with Alfred W. Pollard), both printed by the Yale University Press, under the auspices of the.   The public is to get a rare glimpse of first and early editions of some of Shakespeare's most beloved plays, including "A Midsummer Night's Dream," Hamlet" and "The Merchant of Venice" in the. ^ Henrietta C. Bartlett, Mr. William Shakespeare, Original and Early Editions of His Quartos and Folios: His Source Books and those containing Contemporary Notices (New Haven ), p. ^ One exception among twentieth-century critics: MacDonald P. Jackson, who assigned the additions to Shakespeare. Logan and Smith, p. Similar Items. The Oxford companion to Shakespeare / Published: () Shakespeare's world and work: an encyclopedia for students / Published: () Shakespeare's proverbial language: an index / by: Dent, R. W. Published: () Mr. William Shakespeare, original and early editions of quartos and folios: his source books and those containing contemporary notices .

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: Mr William Shakespeare Original And Early Editions Of His Quartos And Folios His Source Books And Those Containing Contemoporary Notices : Yale University Press Addeddate. Shakespeare's earliest published plays are referred to as folios or quartos according to the folding of the printed sheets and therefore the size of the book: folios being large, tall volumes and the quartos smaller and about copies of the First Folio printed between Feb.

and Nov.some survive. A second Folio was issued incontaining ‘An. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE AT HOME [TERCENTENARY, AP ] by Conway, M.D. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Infriends and admirers of Shakespeare compiled a reasonably authentic collection of thirty-six of Shakespeare's plays in a folio edition of more than nine hundred pages.

This collection was entitled Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories & Tragedies. ~ Handbook: Folio-Quarto-Editions ~ Thirty-six plays appeared in the first collected edition, put together in (seven years after his death) by fellow actors in Shakespeare's acting book is now usually called the First Folio: it is a large, impressive book, printed on sheets of paper folded only once.

SHAKESPEARE, William. Facsimile: Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. London, Beautiful photo-facsimile of the Second Folio edition of Shakespeare's plays—with an actual leaf from the Second Folio, pages of "The Tempest," bound in appropriately.

Shakespeare folios and quartos; a study in the bibliography of Shakespeare's plays, Mr William Shakespeare: original and early editions of his quartos and folios; his source books and original and early editions of his quartos and folios book.

Preface from the original site. The Shakespeare Quartos Archive is a digital collection of pre editions of William Shakespeare's plays. A cross-Atlantic collaboration has also produced an interactive interface for the detailed study of these geographically distant quartos, with full functionality for all thirty-two quarto copies of Hamlet held by participating institutions.

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Elizabethan Club available from Rakuten. First Hanmer edition, the first large-format illustrated edition of Shakespeare's works.

One of the early editors of Shakespeare's works, Sir Thomas Hanmer () was a Speaker of the House of Commons between the years and Printed on thick high quality paper with wide margins and full page engravings by Hubert Gravelot after. Full text of "Mr. William Shakespeare: original and early editions of his quartos and folios, his source books and those containing contemporary notices" See other formats.

The quartos are the earliest editions of Shakespeare, published in his lifetime or just after. They are physically small and thin.

In this time period, plays were not considered serious literature, so they were not printed in large, imposing sizes. These books were intended to be used--and the worn natures of the Haverford copies attest to : Sarah Horowitz. William Shakespeare, original and early editions of his quartos and folios - New Haven, Yale University press, (OCoLC) Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henrietta C Bartlett.

Get this from a library. William Shakespeare, original and early editions of quartos and folios; his source books and those containing contemporary notices. [Henrietta C Bartlett; Oliver Baty Cunningham Memorial Publication Fund.; Elizabethan Club (Yale University)]. The earliest texts of William Shakespeare's works were published during the 16th and 17th centuries in quarto or folio format.

Folios are large, tall volumes; quartos are smaller, roughly half the size (see Book size).The publications of the latter are usually abbreviated to Q1, Q2, etc., where the letter stands for "quarto" and the number for the first, secord, or third edition.

First Folio, first published edition () of the collected works of William Shakespeare, originally published as Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories & Tragedies. It is the major source for contemporary texts of his plays. The publication of drama in the early 17th century was usually.

Canonising Shakespeare offers the first comprehensive reassessment of Shakespeare's afterlife as a print phenomenon, demonstrating the crucial role that the book trade played in his rise to cultural pre-eminence.

– was the period in which Shakespeare's canon was determined, in which the poems resumed their place alongside the plays in print, and in which. The Merchant of Venice, Quarto 1 () Book Information and Contents Full Title: The most excellent historie of the merchant of Venice.

With the extreame crueltie of Shylocke the Iewe towards the sayd merchant, in cutting a pound of his flesh: and the obtaining of Portia by the choyse of three chests. The first popular narrative history of Shakespeare's First Folio, the world's most obsessively pursued book.

One book above all others has transfixed connoisseurs for four centuriesa book sold for shillings in the streets of London, whisked to Manhattan for millions, and stored deep within the vaults of Tokyo.4/5. Considered the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare's works are among the world's most widely read, most intensely studied, and most passionately collected.

Early editions are also some of the most valuable. While quarto editions of some of the plays and poems were published during Shakespeare's lifetime ( - ), the first collected plays.

The last page of "Hamlet" is signed by Francis Lovelace, who was the governor of the colony of New York from toduring which time he purchased Staten Island. Lovelace was ultimately ousted after the Dutch temporarily seized New York for a period of time under his watch.

The Shakespeare Folios have "an aura of book magic about them. Nineteen of William Shakespeare's plays first appeared in quarto before the publication of the First Folio ineighteen of those before his death in One play co-authored with John Fletcher, The Two Noble Kinsmen, was first published inand one play first published in the First Folio, The Taming of the Shrew, was later published in quarto.

The industrious Ms. Bartlett also authored Mr. William Shakespeare: Original and Early Editions of His Quartos and Folios, His Source Books and Those Containing Contemporary Notices () and Catalogue of Early English books, Chiefly of the Elizabethan Period.

Collected by William Augustus White and Catalogued by Henrietta C. Bartlett (). When William Shakespeare died inonly about half of his plays had ever been printed, in small one-play editions. Another 18 plays are known today only because they are included in the First Folio, the first collected edition of the plays.

InNicholas Rowe became the first modern editor of Shakespeare's plays, making the text more accessible through tools such as. The earliest texts of William Shakespeare's works were published during the 16th and 17th centuries in quarto or folio format. Folios are large, tall volumes; quartos are smaller, roughly half the size (see Book size).

The publications of the latter are usually abbreviated to Q1, Q2, etc., where the letter stands for "quarto" and the number for the first, second, or third edition.

Mr William Shakespeare Original And Early Editions Of His Quartos And Folios His Source Books And Those Containing Contemporary Notices (Bartlett) (via Internet Archive) digital texts & IMAGES Sites that feature full texts—whether facsimiles, transcriptions, or high-resolution images—of early modern plays.

William Shakespeare: original and early editions of his quartos and folios, his source books and those containing contemporary notices / By Henrietta C. (Henrietta Collins) Bartlett, Elizabethan Club (Yale University) and Oliver Baty.

William Shakespeare, original and early editions of his quartos and folios - his source books and those containing contemporary notices By ed. Henrietta Collins Bartlett AbstractAuthor: #N# ed. Henrietta Collins Bartlett. BOSTON (AP) - The public is getting a rare peek at first and early editions of some of William Shakespeare’s most beloved plays.

The Boston Public Library is commemorating the th anniversary. In this Tuesday, Oct. 11, photo book conservator Lauren Schott polishes a case containing 17th century editions of plays attributed to William Shakespeare in an exhibit called "Shakespeare.

(AP) — The public is getting a rare peak at first and early editions of some of William Shakespeare’s most beloved plays. The Boston Public Library is commemorating the th anniversary of the Bard’s death with “Shakespeare Unauthorized,” a .