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The First Quarto of King Richard III

Published by Cambridge University Press
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Title: The First Quarto of King Richard III

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Binding: Paperback

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Paperback. 208 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 6.0in. x 0.6in.There are 2, 000 verbal differences between the text of the First Quarto of Shakespeares Richard III (1597) and the version in the First Folio (1623). In this Quarto edition the text is accompanied by a collation of variant readings and substantial textual notes. Peter Davison argues that Shakespeares company, the Lord Chamberlains Men, used a memorially reconstructed text of Richard III during a touring performance of the play, and that text provided the manuscript for the 1597 Quarto. The result is a breakthrough in textual studies. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780521042079

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Synopsis: There are 2,000 verbal differences between the text of the First Quarto of Shakespeare's Richard III (1597) and the version in the First Folio (1623). In this Quarto edition the text is accompanied by a collation of variant readings and substantial textual notes. Peter Davison argues that Shakespeare's company, the Lord Chamberlain's Men, used a memorially reconstructed text of Richard III during a touring performance of the play, and that text provided the manuscript for the 1597 Quarto. The result is a breakthrough in textual studies.

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