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Much Adoe About Nothing - William Shakespeare
Much Adoe About Nothing
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INTRODUCTION. Under date 4th August, presumably in the year 1600, there is an entry in the Stationers' Register to the effect that Much Ado about Nothing and other plays, As You Like It, Ilcmy V. and Every Man in his Humour, were " to be staied." The reason for this stay or injunction is not... show more
INTRODUCTION. Under date 4th August, presumably in the year 1600, there is an entry in the Stationers' Register to the effect that Much Ado about Nothing and other plays, As You Like It, Ilcmy V. and Every Man in his Humour, were " to be staied." The reason for this stay or injunction is not known ; but shortly after, on the 23rd August 1600, we find Much Ado and the second part of Henry IV. entered for Andrew Wyse and William Aspley, and both plays were printed for them, in this same year, by V. S. [Valentine Sims], As regards the Publishers of these two Plays, I do not find in the British Museum Catalogue of Early English Books that Wise and Aspley had ever any other partnership relations. Wise appears to have been in business from 1594 to 1602. During the years 1597-1599 he published the first two Qo. editions of each of the three plays, Richard II., Richard III. and 1st Ft. of Henry IV., and, in 1602, a third edition of Richard III. On the 25th Jan. 1603 he transferred his riTable of Contents CONTENTS OF INTRODUCTION; The Entries on the Stationers' Register ; Notice of the Publishers ; Date of the Play; Not mentioned by Meres; Kemp's connection with the Play ; Mr Brae's identification of the Play with Loue labours inoiim; Relation of Fo to Qo; The Fo little more than a reprint ; Variations in Stage directions; Fo reproduces errors in Stage directions of the Qo Fo reproduces errors of Qo text Errors peculiar to Fo-its omissions Corrections and Variations in text of Fo not due to MS authority List of Fo Corrections and Variations; Line numbers and marginal marks of the Facsimile; PACE; iii iii; iv iv iv; v vi vi vii viii, ix x; X; xii; 40 SHAKSPERE QUARTO FACSIMILES,; WITH IVTHOjnCTIO^S, LINE-N'VMJiEKS, &C, 1)Y SIIAKSI'EUE SCHOLARS,; ISSUED UNDEll THE SUl'EIU^TEXDENCE 01' DJR F J FUKNIVAEL; SUROACH; l Those by IV Griggs; tto; 1 Hamlet 1G03; 2 Hamlet 1604; 3 Midsummer Night's Dream 1600 (Fisher); 4 Mids
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781456544362 (1456544365)
ASIN: 1456544365
Publisher: CreateSpace
Pages no: 62
Edition language: English
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