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The plays and poems of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators: comprehending a life of the poet, and an enlarged history of the stage, by the late Edmond Malone, with a new glossarial index.

The plays and poems of William Shakespeare, with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators: comprehending a life of the poet, and an enlarged history of the stage, by the late Edmond Malone, with a new glossarial index.

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Works. 1821
Creator: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Boswell, James, 1778-1822 Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812 Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 Capell, Edward, 1713-1781 Steevens, George, 1736-1800 Farmer, Richard, 1735-1797 Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718
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Date: 1821.
Publisher: F. C. and J. Rivington [etc.]
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Edited by James Boswell, the younger, to whom Malone left his materials for a new edition (Malone's first edition appeared in 1790 in 10 vols.) "'Boswell's Malone' is generally known as the 'third variorum' edition of Shakespeare". cf. Dict. nat. biog., v. 35, p. 437.
v. 1. Prolegomena: Advertisement to the present edition, by Boswell. A biographical memoir of Edmond Malone, by Boswell. Pope's preface. Theobald's preface. Sir Thomas Hanmer's preface. Dr. Warburton's preface. Dr. Johnson's preface. Steevens's advertisement, 1766. Capell's introduction. Steevens's advertisement, 1773. Reed's advertisement, 1785. Malone's preface, 1790. Steevens's advertisement, 1793. Reed's advertisement, 1803. Steevens's advertisement, 1803. Preface to Richardson's proposals. Richardson's proposals and supplement. Dr. Farmer on the learning of Shakspeare. Appendix to Colman's translation of Terence. Ancient translations from classical authors. List of detached criticisms on Shakspeare, &c. Shakspeare, Ford and Jonson. Rowe's life of Shakspeare. Additional anecdotes. Commendatory poems on Shakespeare. Essay on phraseology and metre.
Osborn pd202: Autograph of W. W. Greg (vols. 1, 3).
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21 v. fronts. (v. 1-2) illus., plates (1 fold.) ports., facsims., fold. tables (1 geneal.) 22 cm.
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Vol. 1
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Remembering Shakespeare
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