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Shakespeare: An Oxford Guide

Paperback, 13/02/2003, £32.49
Edited by Stanley Wells and Lena Cowen Orlin, this comprehensive guide to Shakespeare comprises over 40 specially commissioned essays by a team of contemporary Shakespeare scholars. The volume is divided into four key parts - 'Shakespeare's life and times,' 'Shakespearean Genres', 'Shakespeare Criticism', and 'Shakespeare's Afterlife'.

Midsummer Night's Dream: Oxford School Shakespeare

Paperback, 05/03/2009, £6.99
A Midsummer Night's Dream is one of the most popular texts for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes.

Arden Shakespeare Troilus and Cressida

Paperback, 25/06/1998, £9.99
The introduction to this edition of "Troilus and Cressida" places it in its late Elizabethan context, examines and assimilates the wide variety of critical responses the play has elicited, and argues its importance in the context of late 20th-century culture as an experimental and open-ended work.

Double Falsehood

Paperback, 01/03/2010, £16.99
First performed in 1727, Cardenio or Double Falsehood was based on a play originally written by William Shakespeare. This significant new edition traces the elements of his work to be found in the text we have today, opening up fascinating questions and ideas for all students of Shakespeare.

As You Like It

Paperback, 01/11/2004, £8.99
With its cross-dressed heroine, gender games and explorations of sexual ambivalence, its Forest of Arden and melancholy Jacques, this book speaks directly to the twenty-first century. It connects the play to the Elizabethan court and its dynamic queen and demonstrates that the play's vital roots in its own time give it new life in ours.

Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare's History Plays

7, 25/10/2007, £17.99
An accessible and lively 2007 introduction to Shakespeare's history plays and their tradition on stage and film.

Truth About William Shakespeare: Fact, Fiction and Modern Biographies

Paperback, 30/09/2013, £19.99
How is it that biographies of Shakespeare can continue to appear when so little is known about him, and what is known has been in the public domain for so long? Why is it that a majority of the biographies published in the last decade have been written by distinguished Shakespeareans who ought to know better? This book aims to solve this puzzle.

Julius Caesar

Paperback, 07/04/2005, £7.99
When it seems that Julius Caesar may assume supreme power, a plot to destroy him is hatched by those determined to preserve the threatened republic. But the different motives of the conspirators soon become apparent when high principles clash with malice and political realism.

Winter's Tale

Paperback, 07/04/2005, £7.99
The jealous King of Sicily becomes convinced that his wife is carrying the child of his best friend. Imprisoned and put on trial, the Queen collapses when the King refuses to accept the divine confirmation of her innocence. The child is abandoned to die on the coast of Bohemia.


Paperback, 22/06/2006, £8.99
Updated edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets, with an introduction by Stephen Orgel.

Julius Caesar

Paperback, 07/02/2008, £6.95
Modern editions of a popular and trusted series.