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Stephen Greenblatt (General Editor)Walter Cohen (Editor)Suzanne Gossett (Editor)Jean E. Howard (Editor), Et Al.

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The Norton Shakespeare

The Essential Plays / The Sonnets


    Contents by Genre
    Contents by Date of Publication
    List of Illustrations
    List of Recordings digital-only
    Volume Editors’ Acknowledgments
    General Textual Editors’ Acknowledgments

    General Introduction by Stephen Greenblatt
    General Textual Introduction by Gordon McMullan and Suzanne Gossett
    The Theater of Shakespeare’s Time by Holger Schott Syme

    Shakespearean Comedy by Katharine Eisaman Maus
    The Taming of the Shrew
    A Midsummer Night's Dream
        A Midsummer Nights Dream: Quarto
        A Midsummer Nights Dream: Folio digital-only
    The Merchant of Venice
    Much Ado About Nothing
    As You Like It
    Twelfth Night
    Measure for Measure


    Shakespearean History by Jean E. Howard
    Richard the Third
        The Tragedy of King Richard the Third: Quarto
        The Tragedy of King Richard the Third: Folio digital-only
    Richard the Second
        The Life and Death of King Richard the Second: Folio
        The Tragedy of King Richard the Second: Quarto digital-only
    The First Part of Henry the Fourth
    Henry the Fifth
        The Life of Henry the Fifth: Folio
        The Chronicle History of Henry the Fifth, With his battle fought at Agincourt in France, Together with Ensign Pistol: Quarto digital-only


    Shakespearean Tragedy by Stephen Greenblatt
    Romeo and Juliet
        The Most Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet: SecondQuarto
        The Most Excellent Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet: First Quarto digital-only
    Julius Caesar
        The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: Second Quarto with additions from the Folio
        The Tragical History of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: First Quarto digital-only
        The Tragical History of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark:Second Quarto digital-only
        The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark: Folio digital-only
        The Tragedy of Othello, The Moor of Venice: Folio
        The Tragedy of Othello, The Moor of Venice: Quarto digital-only
    King Lear
        The Tragedy of King Lear: Folio with additions from the Quarto
        From The History of King Lear, Scene 8
        From The Tragedy of King Lear 3.1
    Antony and Cleopatra


    Shakespearean Romance by Walter Cohen
    The Winter’s Tale
    The Tempest


    The Sonnets


        Early Modern Map Culture by Jean E. Howard
        Ireland, Scotland, Wales, England, and Western France: Places Important to Shakespeare’s Plays
        London: Places Important to Shakespeare’s Plays and London Play-Going
        The Mediterranean World: Places Important to Shakespeare’s Plays
        The Chamberlain’s Men and King’s Men on Tour
        Map of the “Kingdome of Great Britaine and Ireland,” from John Speed’s 1612 edition of The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain digital-only
        Printed Map of London, from Braun and Hogenberg’s atlas of European cities (1574) digital-only
        Map of the Holy Land, from Bishops’ Bible (1558)
    Edited by Misha Teramura
        Shakespeare and His Works
             Robert Greene on Shakespeare (1592)
             Thomas Nashe on 1 Henry VI (1592) digital-only
             Henry Chettle on Greene and Shakespeare (1592) digital-only
             Gesta Grayorum on The Comedy of Errors (December 28, 1594) digital-only
             Jacques Petit on Titus Andronicus (January 1, 1596) digital-only
             Francis Meres on Shakespeare (1598)
             List of Actors for Ben Jonson’s Every Man In His Humor (1598) digital-only
             Parnassus Plays on Shakespeare (1598—1601) digital-only
             Epilogue to the Queen, Possibly by Shakespeare (1599) digital-only
             John Weever on Shakespeare (1599) digital-only
             Thomas Platter on Julius Caesar (September 21, 1599) digital-only
             Gabriel Harvey on Hamlet, Venus and Adonis, and The Rape of Lucrece (1598—1603) digital-only
             Augustine Phillips, Francis Bacon, et al. on Richard II (1601) digital-only
             John Manningham on Twelfth Night and Richard III (1602) digital-only
             Letters Patent Formalizing the Adoption of the Lord Chamberlain’s Men as the King’s Men (May 19, 1603) digital-only
             Master of the Wardrobe’s Account (March 1604) digital-only
             Henry Jackson on Othello (September 1610) digital-only
             John Davies of Hereford on Shakespeare (1610) digital-only
             Simon Forman on Macbeth, Cymbeline, and The Winter’s Tale (1611) digital-only
             Shakespeare’s Deposition in the Belott-Mountjoy Suit (May 11,1612) digital-only
             Shakespeare Paid for Designing an Impresa (March 1613) digital-only
             Chambers Account of Performances by the King’s Men (May 1613) digital-only
             Sir Henry Wotton on All Is True (Henry VIII) and the Burning of the Globe (1613) digital-only
             Ballad on the Burning of the Globe (1613) digital-only
             Ben Jonson on The Tempest (and Titus Andronicus) (1614) digital-only
             Francis Beaumont (?) on Shakespeare (1615) digital-only
             Shakespeare’s Will (March 25, 1616) digital-only
             William Basse’s Elegy for Shakespeare (1616-23) digital-only
             Nicholas Richardson on Romeo and Juliet (1620) digital-only
             Front Matter from the First Folio of Shakespeare’s Plays (1623)
             Ben Jonson on Shakespeare’s Portrait digital-only
             The Title Page
             John Heminges and Henry Condell’s Epistle to William and Philip Herbert digital-only
             Heminges and Condell’s Epistle to the Readers
             Ben Jonson on Shakespeare
             Hugh Holland on Shakespeare digital-only
             The “Catalogue” of Plays digital-only
             Leonard Digges on Shakespeare digital-only
             James Mabbe (?) on Shakespeare digital-only
             The List of Actors digital-only
             The First Page of The Tempest digital-only
             Leonard Digges on Shakespeare (1623—35) digital-only
             Richard James on Falstaff (ca. 1625) digital-only
             Milton on Shakespeare (1630) digital-only
             Thomas Heywood on Shakespeare (1635) digital-only
             Ben Jonson on Shakespeare (1623—37) digital-only
             Margaret Cavendish on Shakespeare (1664) digital-only
             John Aubrey on Shakespeare (1681) digital-only
        The Theater Scene
             Edmund Tilney’s Commission as Master of the Revels (December 24, 1581) digital-only
             The “Plot” for The Second Part of the Seven Deadly Sins (1590—98) digital-only
             The “Part” for Orlando in Orlando Furioso (ca. 1592) digital-only
             A Letter from Edward Alleyn to His Wife (August 1, 1593?) digital-only
             Petition to the Privy Council about the Blackfriars Playhouse (November 1596) digital-only
             The Isle of Dogs Affair (1597) digital-only
             Financial Records from Henslowe’s Diary (1598—99) digital-only
             Inventory of the Lord Admiral’s Men’s Properties and Costumes (1598—99) digital-only
             Giles Allen on the Construction of the Globe (ca. December 28, 1598) digital-only
             Contract for the Building of the Fortune Theater (1600) digital-only
             Chamber Accounts Relating to the King’s Men (1603—4) digital-only
             John Chamberlain on Gowrie (December 1604) digital-only
             Elegy on Richard Burbage (1619?) digital-only

    Short Bibliography
    Full Bibliography      digital only
    Illustration Acknowledgments
    Index of Poems
    Endpaper Genealogies
    A Shakespearean Genealogy
    The Kings and Queens of England, 1377—1625
    The House of Lancaster
    The House of York
    The Houses of Tudor and Stuart


    Comparative Scenes      digital only
        Othello 4.3 (Quarto and Folio)
        Richard III 4.2 (Quarto and Folio)
        Henry V opening (Folio and Quarto)
        Romeo and Juliet 2.1 (Second Quarto and First Folio)
        A Midsummer Night’s Dream 5.1 (Quarto and Folio)
        Hamlet 3.1 (Second Quarto and First Folio)
        Sonnet 138 (with Passionate Pilgrim 1)
        Sonnet 144 (with Passionate Pilgrim 2)