ISBN 9780631227199,Shakespeare




Black well Publisher

Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9780631227199

ISBN-10 0631227199


Number of Pages 256 Pages
Language (English)


In this inspiring introduction to the extraordinary phenomenon of Shakespeare, leading scholar, David Bevington, asks what makes Shakespeare great, and why we still read and perform his works. About the author :- David Bevington is the Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor in the Humanities at the University of Chicago. His numerous publications include The Bantam Shakespeare, in 29 paperback volumes (1988), and The Complete Works of Shakespeare (1992, updated 1997), as well as the Oxford Shakespeare edition of Henry IV Part I (1987), the New Cambridge Shakespeare edition of Antony and Cleopatra (1990), and the Arden Shakespeare edition of Troilus and Cressida (1998). He is the senior editor of the Revels Student Editions, and is a senior editor of the Revels Plays and of the forthcoming Cambridge edition of the works of Ben Jonson. He is also general editor of The Norton Anthology of English Renaissance Drama (2002). With Peter Holbrook he has edited a collection of essays on The Politics of the Stuart Court Masque (1998).