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The Oxford Shakespeare

The Complete Works, 2nd Edition

William Shakespeare

Explore the most authoritative anthology of William Shakespeare's work with The Oxford Shakespeare. Featuring the texts of all the plays and poems, this anthology is the result of extensive research and presents the most comprehensive examination of the nature and authority of Shakespeare's work. This updated second edition includes previously unrecognized authentic works by Shakespeare to establish the canon and chronological order of composition. With an introduction to each work, illuminating general introduction, and additional secondary material, this anthology is an essential addition to any Shakespeare lover's collection.
Publish Date
First Published in 1597
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Q. - If you could bring only three books to a desert island, which would you pack? JK.R - Collected works of Shakespeare (not cheating — I’ve got a single volume of them); collected works of P. G. Wodehouse (two volumes, but I’m sure I could find one); collected works of Colette.      source
Selected Books for the Manual for Civilization      source
Has all of the human traits; if you look somewhere you will find it, either in King Lear or Hamlet or Macbeth; it’s there.      source