Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

by William Shakespeare, A. R. Braunmuller, Stephen Orgel, Peter Holland

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Published: March 29, 2016
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From the Publisher: The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series, now in a dazzling new series design in time for the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death
 
The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Each book includes an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare’s time, an introduction to the individual play, and a detailed note on the text used. Updated by general editors Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller, these easy-to-read editions incorporate over thirty years of Shakespeare scholarship undertaken since the original series, edited by Alfred Harbage, appeared between 1956 and 1967. With stunning new covers, definitive texts, and illuminating essays, the Pelican Shakespeare will remain a valued resource for students, teachers, and theater professionals for many years to come.

This edition of Romeo and Juliet is edited with an introduction by Peter Holland.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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About The Author
William Shakespeare, A. R. Braunmuller, Stephen Orgel, Peter Holland
William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in April, 1564, and his birth is traditionally celebrated on April 23. The facts of his life, known from surviving documents, are sparse. He died on April 23, 1616, and was buried in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford.

Peter Holland was director of the Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, and a professor of Shakespeare studies at the University of Birmingham. He is now McMeel Family Chair of Shakespeare Studies at University of Notre Dame.
 
A. R. Braunmuller is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Los Angeles. He has written critical volumes on George Peele and George Chapman and has edited plays in both the Oxford (King John) and Cambridge (Macbeth) series of Shakespeare editions. He is also general editor of The New Cambridge Shakespeare.
 
Stephen Orgel is the Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of the Humanities at Stanford University and general editor of the Cambridge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture. His books include Imagining Shakespeare, The Authentic Shakespeare, Impersonations: The Performance of Gender in Shakespeare’s England and The Illusion of Power.
Release Info
  • $7.00 (Paperback)
  • March 29, 2016
  • Penguin Classics
  • 176
  • 0143128574
  • 9780143128571
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