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A new Shakespeare quarto.

William Shakespeare

A new Shakespeare quarto.

The tragedy of King Richard II, printed for the third time by Valentine Simmes in 1598.

by William Shakespeare

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Published by B. Quaritch in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Richard II, King of England, 1367-1400 -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Original title: The Tragedie of King Richard the second. As it hath beene publikely acted by the Right Honourable the Lord Chamberlaine his seruants. By William Shake-speare. London, Printed by Valentine Simmes, for Andrew Wise, and are to be solde at his shop in Paules churchyard, at the signe of the Angel. 1598.

    StatementReproduced in facsimile from the unique copy in the library of William Augustus White, with an introduction by Alfred W. Pollard.
    ContributionsPollard, Alfred W. 1859-1944, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2750 .B2 1916
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p., facsim.: 1 p. l., [70] p.
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6589543M
    LC Control Number16017517
    OCLC/WorldCa4921321

    Eighteen of Shakespeare’s plays were printed during his lifetime in cheap versions known as ‘quartos’. A quarto was a book made from printed sheets which had been folded into four sections. When the large sheet of paper was folded in half, and then in half again, it resulted in four double-sided leaves. New York Times Book Review (on an earlier edition) "Booth’s edition, like Shakespeare’s sonnets, is something of a miracle. His extensive commentary, like the poems it describes, is a dazzling commixture of intricate detail, multiplicity, bombast, bawdiness, suppleness, and grandeur.

    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. : NCSQ: First Quarto of Hamlet (The New Cambridge Shakespeare: The Early Quartos) () by Shakespeare/Irace and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.

    Quarto Spring/Summer Shakespeare Theatre Association. Read and/or download Quarto by clicking on the Flipsnack file below. Novem Quarto Winter / Spring Novem / Shakespeare Theatre Association. The first quarto of Hamlet is radically different from the second quarto and Folio versions of the play, and about half their length. But despite its uneven verbal texture and simpler characterisation, the first quarto presents its own workable alternatives to the longer texts, reordering and combining key plot elements, and even including a unique scene between Horatio and the Queen.


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The term quarto refers to the size of paper many of Shakespeare’s plays were originally printed on. A quarto is formed when a full sheet of paper is folded in fourths, creating eight pages. Quartos were about half the size of folios, and cheaper to produce.

Eighteen, or half, of A new Shakespeare quarto. book plays in the First Folio were printed separately as quartos.

The Quarto text of King Henry V is of unique importance. It has the authority of being transcribed by actors in Shakespeare's own company as a record of their first performances of the play at the Globe in Half as long as the First Folio version, it represents a practical staging text that streamlined the script supplied by Shakespeare.

The First Quarto of King Richard III (The New Cambridge Shakespeare: The Early Quartos) 1st edition thus by William Shakespeare (Author), Peter Davison (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Cited by: 3. 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 Epitaph on. Folios were more expensive and far more prestigious than quartos. Shakespeare's friendly rival Ben Jonson had previously published his own plays with his poems in a folio format book.

The First Folio of Shakespeare, however, is the earliest folio consisting only of an author's plays. Learn more about the second quarto edition of Hamlet and the printing of playbooks. Kastan, David Scott. Shakespeare and the Book. Cambridge University Press, Pratt, Aaron T., “Stab-Stitching and the status of early English playbooks as literature,” The Library, 7 th series, vol.

16 (Sept. ), Shakespeare Quartos Archive, NEH. Quarto as format. A quarto (from Latin quārtō, ablative form of quārtus, fourth) is a book or pamphlet made up of one or more full sheets of paper on which 8 pages of text were printed, which were then folded two times to produce four leaves.

Each leaf of a quarto book thus represents one fourth the size of the original sheet. Each group of 4 leaves (called a "gathering" or "quire") could.

Shakespeare's Quartos 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 Quarto 0 This version thought to be earlier than Q1 is known only from a single fragment in the Folger Shakespeare Library, comprising four leaves of quire C that was found in a book binding.

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Free shipping for many products. There were two publishing formats for Shakespeare's works: quarto and folio. The difference between them was size. A quarto page was about 9½ inches wide and 12 inches high; a folio page was much larger: 12 inches wide and 19 inches high.

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Twenty-one of Shakespeare’s plays were published in quarto before They appeared in more than 70 quarto editions, all of which can be seen on this site.

The British Library holds nearly every edition, and has more than one copy of many of them. Copies of this Book Chalmers-Bridgewater (Aspley Imprint) View This Copy Owned By: UCLA Library Copy Comments: The following images are taken from a facsimile of the Chalmers-Bridgewater Copy (Aspley Imprint) of the Quarto, in the Huntington Library.

The Sonnets of Shakespeare. From the Quarto of with Variorum Readings and Commentary. Raymond MacDonald Alden, Shakespeare A New Shakespeare Quarto. The Tragedy of King Richard II.

Shaksperian Studies. Members of the Department of English and Comparative Literature in Columbia University, Brander Matthews, Ashley Horace Thorndike.

The first printed text of Shakespeare's Hamlet is about half the length of the more familiar second quarto and Folio versions. It reorders and combines key plot elements to present its own workable alternatives. This is the only modernised, critical edition of the quarto in print.

--This text refers to the hardcover : William Shakespeare. Quarto definition is - the size of a piece of paper cut four from a sheet; also: paper or a page of this size. ‘The book is a moderate quarto, in Spanish, written in a very legible hand, but a little damaged towards the latter end.’ ‘You cannot simply put a facsimile of a Shakespearean quarto, with its strange typography and lack of annotations, in front of college sophomores and expect them to read and understand it.’.

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