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Overview

Each volume of EVANS SHAKESPEARE is edited by a Shakespearean scholar. The pedagogy is designed to help students contextualize Renaissance drama, while providing explanatory notes to the play.

Vincent F. Petronella, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Vincent F. Petronella is a Professor of English, Emeritus, at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He received his B.A. degree from The City College/ City University of New York, his M.A. from the University of Oregon, and his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. As teacher, author, and lecturer, his main interest is the work of Shakespeare. His publications are found in journals, annuals, and festschrifts such as Shakespeare Studies, Approaches to Teaching "King Lear" (Modern Language Association), Studies in Philology, Die Neueren Sprachen, Theatre Journal, Review of English Studies, Études anglaises, and In the Company of Shakespeare. For the past ten years at Beacon Hill Seminars in Boston he has been offering courses primarily on Shakespeare but also on Keats, Hawthorne, Melville, the Brownings, George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, and Verbal and Visual Art in Dialogue.
  • Visuals, including paintings of Shakespearean characters, illustrations of the plays in theatre, and photos from film, both four color and black and white, bring the drama of the Renaissance era to life.
  • To help students place the iconic plays in historical and cultural context, detailed explanatory footnotes to the play, historical sources, and modern critical essays are provided.
  • Digital resources include an eBook and the Shakespeare Resource Center.
About this Series.
Shakespeare’s Life.
Shakespeare’s Theatre.
The Introduction.
Performance History.
Text of the Play.
A Note on the Text.
Textual Notes.
Sources and Contexts.
Critical Essays.
Classic Essays.
Modern Essays.
For Further Reading, Viewing, and Listening.

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Traditional eBook and Print Options

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  • ISBN-10: 1133504205
  • ISBN-13: 9781133504207
  • STARTING AT $26.99

  • ISBN-10: 0495911232
  • ISBN-13: 9780495911234
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $23.25
  • RETAIL $30.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

King Lear: Evans Shakespeare Edition

ISBN: 9780495911234
Each volume of EVANS SHAKESPEARE is edited by a Shakespearean scholar. The pedagogy is designed to help students contextualize Renaissance drama, while providing explanatory notes to the play.

FOR STUDENTS

King Lear: Evans Shakespeare Edition

ISBN: 9780495911234
Each volume of EVANS SHAKESPEARE is edited by a Shakespearean scholar. The pedagogy is designed to help students contextualize Renaissance drama, while providing explanatory notes to the play.