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stolne and surreptitious Shakespearian texts.

Wilson, John Dover

stolne and surreptitious Shakespearian texts.

by Wilson, John Dover

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Edition Notes

From: The Times Literary Supplement Vol. 18, Thursday, 14 August 1919.

ContributionsPollard, Alfred W 1859-1944.
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 434
Number of Pages434
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19932332M

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Stolne and surreptitious copies: A comparative study of Shakespeare's bad quartos, [Hart, Alfred] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Stolne and surreptitious copies: A comparative study of Shakespeare's bad quartos. This volume was the first book devoted entirely to an investigation of the many problems associated with the relation between the 'stolne and surreptitious copies' of which Heminge and Condell complain stolne and surreptitious Shakespearian texts.

book their address 'To the great Variety of Readers,' and the corresponding plays of Shakespeare printed by them in the first folio.

In urging readers to "buy" this book, Heminge and Condell argue that even if readers own earlier copies of Shakespeare plays, they should buy this book anyway because it has more accurate texts: "Where before you were abus'd with diuerse stolne, and surreptitious copies, maimed, and deformed by the frauds and stealthes of iniurious imposters.

We know Shakespeare's writings only from imperfectly-made early editions, from which editors struggle to remove errors. The New Bibliography of the early twentieth century, refined with technological enhancements in the s and s, taught generations of editors how to make sense of the early editions of Shakespeare and use them to make modern by: You can write a book review and share your experiences.

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From Ben Jonson and Shakespeare () Greenwood - Ben Jonson and Shakespeare 63 to write the prefaces to the Folio, as, also, the poetical eulogium of the author abus’d with diverse stolne, and surreptitious copies, maimed, and deformed by the frauds and stealthes of injurious impostors,” are.

Before the publication of the First Folio innineteen of the thirty-seven plays in Shakespeare's canon had appeared in quarto format. With the exception of Othello (), all of the quartos were published prior to the date of Shakespeare's retirement from the theatre in about   Top 10 novels inspired by Shakespeare William Atkins's top 10 books of the moor.

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The variant early texts of Romeo and Juliet, Henry V, and Hamlet are shown to reveal important insights into the different media for which Shakespeare designed his plays.

Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review4/5(2). After Shakespeare’s death, two more of his plays appeared in quarto format: Othello in and The Two Noble Kinsmen, coauthored with John Fletcher, in Inseven years after Shakespeare’s death, Mr.

William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies was published. This printing offered readers in a single book thirty-six of the thirty-eight plays now thought to have been written by.

Shakespeare and the Book. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, xiii + pp. index. illus. $ (cl), $ (pbk). ISBN:. texts of Shakespeare printed before were 'stolne, and surreptitious', but that some of them were, and that even those were now published in a 'cur'd, and perfect* form.

In fact, if one may leave aside, as they did, the problem of Pericles, it may be said that Shakespeare texts fall.

'Stolne and Surreptitious' Shakespearian Texts: Henry V ()," Times Literary Supplement, 13 March ; "The Merry Wives of Windsor ()," TLS, 7 August ; "Romeo and Juliet, ," TLS, 14 August 6 A.

Pollard, in his Introduction to Peter Alexander's Shakespeare's Henry VI. Theatricality, literariness, and the texts of Romeo and Juliet, Henry V, and Hamlet; Appendix A: the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries in print, ; Appendix B: Heminge and Condell's 'Stolne, and surreptitious copies' and the Pavier quartos; Appendix C: Shakespeare and the circulation of dramatic manuscripts.

Stolne and surreptitious copies. Melbourne and London, Melbourne University Press; in association with Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare.

With the phrase "stolne, and surreptitious copies" Heminge and Condell were referring to a small group of unauthorized publications, such as the spurious First Quartos of Romeo and Juliet () and Hamlet (), for which Shakespeare's theater company released authorized texts in.

Printers and "pirated" plays Part of the preface to the First Folio by Heminge and Condell, where they claim the superiority of the copies of the plays they are printing. The editors of the First Folio declared that earlier editions of the plays were "stolen, and surreptitious copies, maim'd and deformed by the frauds and stealths of injurious.

SHAKESPEARE This book helps the reader make sense of the most commonly studied writer in the world. It starts with a brief explanation of how Shakespeare’s writings have come down to us as a series of scripts for actors in the early modern theatre industry of London.

The main chapters of the book approach the texts through.They say that Shakespeare's friends "have collected and published" the plays, have so published them "that whereas you were abus'd with divers stolne and surreptitious copies, maimed and deformed by the frauds and stealthes of injurious impostors that exposed them: EVEN THOSE" (namely, the pieces previously ill-produced by pirates) "are now.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

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