eBook Facts On File Companion to Shakespeare, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1438138059
  • ISBN-13: 9781438138053
  • DDC: 822.3
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 2240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released March 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

The FACTS ON FILE COMPANION TO SHAKESPEARE is the largest and most comprehensive student’s guide to Shakespeare ever published. The primary goal of this new five-volume set is to make Shakespeare’s poems and plays accessible and appealing to high school and college students. Written and edited by active Shakespearean scholars and critics who have a love of teaching and explaining Shakespeare, this landmark collection presents Shakespeare’s poems and plays in a whole new light for anyone interested in fully comprehending this great writer’s works.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Contents for Entries on Individual Sonnets.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Map: Shakespeare’s Britain.
Map: Shakespeare’s Europe and Mediterranean.
Map: England During the Wars of the Roses, 1455–1485.
1: Background Essays.
2: Shakespeare’s Life.
3: Society and Culture in Shakespeare’s Day.
4: History and Politics in Shakespeare’s Day.
5: Other Writers of Shakespeare’s Day.
6: Shakespeare’s Texts.
7: Shakespeare’s Language.
8: Shakespeare Today: Contemporary Critical Backgrounds.
9: The History of the Authorship Controversy.
10: A Shakespeare Glossary.
11: Bibliography of Major Secondary Sources for the Study of Shakespeare.
12: Shakespeare’s Poems.
13: Venus and Adonis.
14: The Rape of Lucrece.
15: “The Phoenix and the Turtle”.
16: The Passionate Pilgrim.
17: “A Lover’s Complaint”.
18: Introduction to Shakespeare’s Sonnets.
19: Individual Sonnets.
20: Sonnet 1.
21: Sonnet 2.
22: Sonnet 3.
23: Sonnet 4.
24: Sonnet 5.
25: Sonnet 6.
26: Sonnet 7.
27: Sonnet 9.
28: Sonnet 10.
29: Sonnet 11.
30: Sonnet 12.
31: Sonnet 15.
32: Sonnet 18.
33: Sonnet 19.
34: Sonnet 20.
35: Sonnet 29.
36: Sonnet 30.
37: Sonnet 33.
38: Sonnet 35.
39: Sonnet 40.
40: Sonnet 41.
41: Sonnet 42.
42: Sonnet 48.
43: Sonnet 49.
44: Sonnet 54.
45: Sonnet 55.
46: Sonnet 56.
47: Sonnet 60.
48: Sonnet 62.
49: Sonnet 63.
50: Sonnet 65.
51: Sonnet 71.
52: Sonnet 73.
53: Sonnet 76.
54: Sonnet 86.
55: Sonnet 87.
56: Sonnet 88.
57: Sonnet 89.
58: Sonnet 90.
59: Sonnet 91.
60: Sonnet 92.
61: Sonnet 93.
62: Sonnet 94.
63: Sonnet 96.
64: Sonnet 97.
65: Sonnet 98.
66: Sonnet 99.
67: Sonnet 104.
68: Sonnet 106.
69: Sonnet 107.
70: Sonnet 108.
71: Sonnet 111.
72: Sonnet 112.
73: Sonnet 116.
74: Sonnet 123.
75: Sonnet 126.
76: Sonnet 127.
77: Sonnet 129.
78: Sonnet 130.
79: Sonnet 131.
80: Sonnet 135.
81: Sonnet 136.
82: Sonnet 137.
83: Sonnet 138.
84: Sonnet 141.
85: Sonnet 144.
86: Sonnet 145.
87: Sonnet 146.
88: Sonnet 147.
89: Sonnet 148.
90: Sonnet 149.
91: Sonnet 150.
92: Sonnet 151.
93: Sonnet 152.
94: Sonnet 153.
95: Sonnet 154.
1: Shakespeare’s Plays.
2: All’s Well that Ends Well.
3: Antony and Cleopatra.
4: As You Like It.
5: The Comedy of Errors.
6: Coriolanus.
7: Cymbeline.
8: Edward III.
9: Hamlet.
10: Henry IV, Part 1.
11: Henry IV, Part 2.
1: Shakespeare’s Plays.
2: Henry V.
3: Henry VI, Part 1.
4: Henry VI, Part 2.
5: Henry VI, Part 3.
6: Henry VIII.
7: Julius Caesar.
8: King John.
9: King Lear.
10: Love’s Labour’s Lost.
11: Macbeth.
1: Shakespeare’s Plays.
2: Measure for Measure.
3: The Merchant of Venice.
4: The Merry Wives of Windsor.
5: A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
6: Much Ado about Nothing.
7: Othello.
8: Pericles, Prince of Tyre.
9: Richard II.
10: Richard III.
1: Shakespeare’s Plays.
2: Romeo and Juliet.
3: Sir Thomas More.
4: The Taming of the Shrew.
5: The Tempest.
6: Timon of Athens.
7: Titus Andronicus.
8: Troilus and Cressida.
9: Twelfth Night.
10: The Two Gentlemen of Verona.
11: The Two Noble Kinsmen.
12: The Winter’s Tale.
Contributors’ Notes.
Index.