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Arden of Faversham (1592)

by Anonymous, William Shakespeare (part author)

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This revised edition of Arden of Faversham contains a completely re-written Introduction that brings the text up to date with the latest performance history, criticism and research and fresh insight into the context in which the play was written.
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Would have loved to see a boy play Alice during the Elizabethan times. ( )
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Anonymousprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Shakespeare, Williampart authormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Bayne, RonaldEditorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Farmer, John S.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Kyd, Thomasattributed authorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
White, MartinEditorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Wine, M.L.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Although it has long been suggested on impressionistic grounds that Shakespeare might have had something to do with Arden, recent stylistic and linguistic studies by Hugh Craig, MacDonald P. Jackson and others have demonstrated to a high degree of probability that Shakespeare is responsible not for the entire play but for Act III (or in through-scene terms, scenes 4 to 9).
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0393952363, Paperback)

New Mermaids are modernized and fully-annotated editions of classic English plays. Each volume includes:

• The playtext, in modern spelling, edited to the highest bibliographical and textual standards
• Textual notes recording significant changes to the copytext and variant readings
• Glossing notes explaining obscure words and word-play
• Critical, contextual and staging notes
• Photographs of productions where applicable
• A full introduction which provides a critical account of the play, the staging conventions of the time and recent stage history; discusses authorship, date, sources and the text; and gives guidance for further reading.

Edited and updated by leading scholars and printed in a clear, easy-to-use format, New Mermaids offer invaluable guidance for actor, student, and theatre-goer alike.

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