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William Shakespeare at the Huntington.

James Thorpe

William Shakespeare at the Huntington.

by James Thorpe

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Published by Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.,
  • Henry E. HUntington Library and Art Gallery.

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    Open LibraryOL13985629M

      The New Cambridge Shakespeare appeals to students worldwide for its up-to-date scholarship and emphasis on performance. The series features line-by-line commentaries and textual notes on the plays and poems. Introductions are regularly refreshed with accounts of new critical, stage and screen interpretations. Edited and introduced by Martin Butler, this first New Cambridge Shakespeare /5(9).   Cymbeline tells the story of a British king, Cymbeline, and his three children, presented as though they are in a fairy tale. The secret marriage of Cymbeline’s daughter, Imogen, triggers much of the action, which includes villainous slander, homicidal jealousy, cross-gender disguise, a deathlike trance, and the appearance of Jupiter in a vision/5(9).

    Shakespeare's tragedy Romeo and Juliet was performed around and published in in a quarto claiming on its title page that it was printed by John Danter. The present volume is a photographic facsimile of this text, taken from the copy in the Huntington Library in California. The text reproduced here includes in the margins through-line numbering both for the Quarto and for the. Shakespeare's Sonnets are universally loved and much-quoted throughout the world, while debates still rage as to the identity of the Dark Lady and how autobiographical the sonnets really are. This revised edition has been updated in the light of new scholarship and critical analysis since its first publication which won a wide range of critical.

    William Shakespeare, - Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Grammar School/5(9). The text of the quarto (Apsley imprint, the Huntington-Bridgewater copy) and an edited text printed in parallel --Commentary --Facts and theories about Shakespeare's Sonnets --Excerpts from Book XV of The xv bookes of P. Ovidius Naso, entytuled Metamorphosis, translated by Aruthur Golding ().


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William Shakespeare At The Huntington on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: The Huntington Library. William Shakespeare At the Huntington [James Thorpe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Shakespeare's Hamlet the Second Quarto, (Reproduction of the Huntington Library Copy) Hardcover – January 1, /5(2).

: Shakespeare's Plays in Quarto: A Facsimilie Edition of Copies Primarily from Henry E. Huntingtons Library (): Shakespeare, William, Allen 5/5(2).

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Shakespeare's Hamlet the Second Quarto (Reproduction of the Huntington Library Copy)5/5(2). Shakespeare’s former partners in the King’s Men theatrical company edited the plays according to “the true originall copies.” Shakespeare’s work has forever enriched the English language’s potential for lyrical expression.

Without this edition, commonly referred to as the First Folio, many of his plays might not have survived. Summary: The Huntington Library holds one of the richest collections in the world of Shakespeare's writings in the original published editions.

This generously illustrated volume introduces readers to Shakespeare the man, the poet, and the playwright using examples from the Huntington's quartos, folios, and other rare books. I n As You Like It, William Shakespeare describes the Forest of Arden as having "tongues in trees, books in running brooks, Sermons in stones and good in every thing" ().

That's also an apt description of The Huntington, where literary treasures (including a world-class collection of the Bard's own works) flourish in the midst of nature. The Passionate Pilgrim () is an anthology of 20 poems collected and published by William Jaggard that were attributed to "W.

Shakespeare" on the title page, only five of which are considered authentically are two sonnets, later to be published in the collection of Shakespeare's Sonnets, and three poems extracted from the play Love's Labour's Lost. Huntington Library A private, nonprofit institution, The Huntington was founded in by Henry E.

Huntington. The Library’s collection of rare books and manuscripts in the fields of British and American history and literature is nothing short of extraordinary.

Reverence for the Bard permeates The Huntington. Marking the th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, Stephen Tabor, The Huntington's curator of early printed books, relates how the institution's founder built one of the world's great collections of the playwright's works.

Presented by his Grace The Duke of Devonshire to the Library of Congress, Washington. This facsimile was made by the direction, and at the expence of the late Duke of Devonshire.

Payne Collier. Maidenhead Berkshire Sept. " The original copy (now the Huntington) Contributor: Shakespeare, William - Collier, John Payne. Shakespeare’s Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies, known as the First Folio, published in London in The poem on the left is by Ben Jonson, Shakespeare's contemporary and fellow playwright.

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. POEM BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. READ ALL ABOUT IT. poem in another scholar's book and then wrote the Huntington Library asking for a photocopy. the poem explicitly to ''William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare (Ap (baptism)–d.

Ap ) was an English poet and playwright and is considered a key member of the English literature canon. Shakespeare's work includes sonnets and 38 plays; while his earlier plays were comedies and histories, his later work focused on tragedy (e.g.

"Macbeth"). Huntington's fixation on the prestige of British and East Coast culture is well known, but even within those parameters, he was a savvy collector. The extra-illustrated book was popular among collectors at the turn of the 20th century.

"I think he saw it not only as a beautiful presentation but also as a storehouse of art," says Tabor.

Description. This is the earliest surviving printed version of William Shakespeare’s play are only two copies of this book in the world – one at the Huntington Library, discovered inand missing the last page of text; and the British Library copy (Ck) which does not have a title page.

Just like Shakespeare, he drew inspiration from the Holinshed’s Chronicles, the iconic Elizabethan history of England and the realm, first published inwhich recounts the history of Anglo-Saxon and early Norman rulers. Vortigern was a brutal, usurping, fifth-century King of the Britons.

About the Book In this quintessential Shakespeare tragedy, a young prince's halting pursuit of revenge for the murder of his father unfolds in a series of highly charged confrontations that have held audiences spellbound for nearly four centuries/5(10).

Books; Search; Support. How-To Tutorials; Suggestions; Machine Translation Editions; Noahs Archive Project; About Us. Terms and Conditions; Get Published. Submission Guidelines; Self-Publish Check List; Why Choose Self-publishing?Our knowledge of him is refined in new editions of his plays or in searching performances of them, as well as in discoveries at Stratford's Birthplace Records Office, at the Public Record Office or county record offices, or at the great collections of Renaissance books and manuscripts at the British, Huntington, or Folger Shakespeare libraries.SHAKESPEARE IN THE STATES: The Bard Takes a Democratic Turn William Shakespeare was the most popular playwright in 19th-century America, years after his plays first appeared onstage in England.

His plays had been staged here as early asattracting broad audiences.