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Title The Cambridge companion to Shakespeare's First Folio / edited by Emma Smith.
Publication Info Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016.



Descript xiii, 203 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents Preface / Emma Smith -- Shakespeare in print before 1623 / Tara L. Lyons -- Publishing the First Folio / Eric Rasmussen -- Printing the First Folio / B.D.R. Higgins -- The prefatorial material / Chris Laoutaris -- The provenance of the Folio texts / Gabriel Egan -- 'Complete' Works: The Folio and all of Shakespeare / Peter Kirwan -- Early buyers and readers / Jean-Christophe Mayer -- Editors / Edmund G.C. King -- Collectors / Steven K. Galbraith -- Reading the First Folio / Emma Smith -- Digital First Folios / Sarah Werner -- Afterword: the Folio as fetish / Adam G. Hooks.
Note "One of the world's most studied books, prompting speculation about everything from proof-reading practices in the early modern publishing industry to the 'true' authorship of Shakespeare's plays. Arguments about the nature of the First Folio are crucial to every modern edition of Shakespeare and thus to every reader or student of the plays"-- Provided by publisher.
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Series Cambridge companions to literature
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Plays. First Folio.
Printing -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century.
Literature publishing -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century.
Alt author Smith, Emma (Emma Josephine)
Descript xiii, 203 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents Preface / Emma Smith -- Shakespeare in print before 1623 / Tara L. Lyons -- Publishing the First Folio / Eric Rasmussen -- Printing the First Folio / B.D.R. Higgins -- The prefatorial material / Chris Laoutaris -- The provenance of the Folio texts / Gabriel Egan -- 'Complete' Works: The Folio and all of Shakespeare / Peter Kirwan -- Early buyers and readers / Jean-Christophe Mayer -- Editors / Edmund G.C. King -- Collectors / Steven K. Galbraith -- Reading the First Folio / Emma Smith -- Digital First Folios / Sarah Werner -- Afterword: the Folio as fetish / Adam G. Hooks.
Note "One of the world's most studied books, prompting speculation about everything from proof-reading practices in the early modern publishing industry to the 'true' authorship of Shakespeare's plays. Arguments about the nature of the First Folio are crucial to every modern edition of Shakespeare and thus to every reader or student of the plays"-- Provided by publisher.
Series Cambridge companions to literature
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Plays. First Folio.
Printing -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century.
Literature publishing -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century.
Alt author Smith, Emma (Emma Josephine)

Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Plays. First Folio.
Printing -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century.
Literature publishing -- England -- London -- History -- 17th century.
Descript xiii, 203 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents Preface / Emma Smith -- Shakespeare in print before 1623 / Tara L. Lyons -- Publishing the First Folio / Eric Rasmussen -- Printing the First Folio / B.D.R. Higgins -- The prefatorial material / Chris Laoutaris -- The provenance of the Folio texts / Gabriel Egan -- 'Complete' Works: The Folio and all of Shakespeare / Peter Kirwan -- Early buyers and readers / Jean-Christophe Mayer -- Editors / Edmund G.C. King -- Collectors / Steven K. Galbraith -- Reading the First Folio / Emma Smith -- Digital First Folios / Sarah Werner -- Afterword: the Folio as fetish / Adam G. Hooks.
Note "One of the world's most studied books, prompting speculation about everything from proof-reading practices in the early modern publishing industry to the 'true' authorship of Shakespeare's plays. Arguments about the nature of the First Folio are crucial to every modern edition of Shakespeare and thus to every reader or student of the plays"-- Provided by publisher.
Alt author Smith, Emma (Emma Josephine)

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