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Anglo-Irish Literature
A Review of Research
Essays describe general research works on Anglo-Irish writers, as well as specific works on nineteenth-century writers, the Irish Literary Revival, and modern drama. ... more info

Editor(s): Richard J. Finneran
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British Newspapers and Periodicals, 1641-1700
A companion volume to Wing's Short-Title Catalogue, this book provides the first comprehensive union list of all known British serials of the period. Each serial is listed alphabetically by first... more info

Editor(s): Carolyn W. Nelson, Matthew Seccombe
$300.00

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Chaucer's Fame in England
STC Chauceriana, 1475-1640
This new bibliography of over 1,300 Chaucer references builds on a rich tradition of vigorous scholarship, starting with Caroline Spurgeon's 1925 landmark compilation, Five Hundred Years of Chaucer Criticism and... more info

Author(s): Jackson Campbell Boswell, Sylvia Wallace Holton
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The English Romantic Poets Collection
The English Romantic Poets Collection contains seven Approaches to Teaching volumes (click on each title to get book information). MLA members receive a 20% discount on Approaches collections.
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The English Romantic Poets (4th edition)
The fourth edition of this classic bibliographic work covers scholarship on Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, and Keats. ... more info

Editor(s): Frank Jordan
$25.00

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The Female Bildungsroman in English
An Annotated Bibliography of Criticism
Fuderer's introductory essay traces the academic discussion of the topic from the early 1970s to the present; the bibliography lists 133 books, articles, and dissertations that deal either with the... more info

Author(s): Laura Sue Fuderer
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First-Line Index of English Poetry
Index of English Poetry ... more info

Editor(s): Margaret Crum
$125.00

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Medieval English Literature Collection
The Medieval English Literature Collection contains seven paperback Approaches to Teaching volumes (click on each title to get book information). MLA members receive a 20% discount on Approaches collections.
$122.75

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Professions of Desire
Lesbian and Gay Studies in Literature
Professions of Desire includes examples of lesbian and gay literary analysis and thoughtful discussions about what it means to be lesbian, gay, or queer in the literature classroom. ... more info

Editor(s): George E. Haggerty, Bonnie Zimmerman


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Redrawing the Boundaries
The Transformation of English and American Literary Studies
In this collection of essays, twenty-four leading scholars examine the major developments that have expanded the horizons of English and American literary studies during recent decades. ... more info

Editor(s): Stephen Greenblatt, Giles Gunn


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A Research Guide for Undergraduate Students (6th edition)
"This title holds place in the undergraduate reference canon alongside the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. It belongs in every undergraduate library and in the hands of students... more info

Author(s): Nancy L. Baker, Nancy Huling
$12.00

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Victorian Novels in Serial
This handy volume provides a general introduction to the practice, followed by many Victorian novelists, of publishing their works in installments in newspapers and magazines. ... more info

Author(s): J. Don Vann
$50.00

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Victorian Periodicals
A Guide to Research (volume 2)
Essays on the interdisciplinary nature of periodicals research. ... more info

Editor(s): J. Don Vann, Rosemary T. VanArsdel


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Victorian Prose
A Guide to Research
Victorian nonfiction prose: the Carlyles, Thomas Babington Macaulay, John Henry Newman, John Stuart Mill, John Ruskin, Matthew Arnold, Walter Pater, the Oxford Movement: 1833–45, the critics, the unbelievers, and Victorian... more info

Editor(s): David J. DeLaura
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Five-Volume Set of Variorum Editions
All five New Variorum Editions of Shakespeare (Antony and Cleopatra, As You Like It, The Comedy of Errors, Measure for Measure, and The Winter's Tale) are available as a set.... more info

Author(s): William Shakespeare
Buy all five volumes and receive a 25% discount (no further discounts apply).
$360.00

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Approaches to Teaching the Arthurian Tradition
In Approaches to Teaching the Arthurian Tradition, instructors who have taught Arthurian material in contexts from high school to graduate school draw on their experience to address a range of... more info

Editor(s): Maureen Fries, Jeanie Watson
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Approaches to Teaching Austen's Emma
Critics of Austen's Emma have remarked on both its pleasures and its difficulties. ... more info

Editor(s): Marcia McClintock Folsom


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Approaches to Teaching Austen's Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is one of the most popular and widely taught works of English literature. ... more info

Editor(s): Marcia McClintock Folsom
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Approaches to Teaching Behn’s Oroonoko
Oroonoko is an excellent choice for this series because of its popularity in an exceptionally broad range of college and university courses, and this volume does an excellent job presenting... more info

Editor(s): Cynthia Richards, Mary Ann O'Donnell


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Approaches to Teaching Beowulf
During recent decades, the study of Beowulf has flourished in liberal arts colleges, community colleges, and high schools. Useful for new instructors as well as medieval scholars, this collection of... more info

Editor(s): Jess B. Bessinger, Jr., Robert F. Yeager
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Approaches to Teaching Blake's Songs of Innocence and of Experience
Responses to a survey conducted for this volume indicate that most teachers of Blake begin with Songs of Innocence and of Experience; the work is included in the syllabi of... more info

Editor(s): Robert F. Gleckner, Mark L. Greenberg


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Approaches to Teaching British Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Although British women poets such as Charlotte Turner Smith, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, and Felicia Hemans were influential and widely acknowledged during the Romantic period, only recently have many scholars and... more info

Editor(s): Stephen C. Behrendt, Harriet Kramer Linkin
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Approaches to Teaching Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre
Taught more frequently than any of Charlotte Brontë's other novels, Jane Eyre presents distinct problems for the contemporary undergraduate instructor, one being the work's sheer length. ... more info

Editor(s): Diane Long Hoeveler, Beth Lau
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Approaches to Teaching Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights
"Wuthering Heights is a major literary text taught in a wide variety of courses, from freshman writing courses to graduate seminars. This excellent addition to the MLA Approaches to Teaching... more info

Editor(s): Sue Lonoff, Terri A. Hasseler
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Approaches to Teaching Byron's Poetry
As the volume editor, Frederick W. Shilstone, explains in his preface, this book originated in hallways, at conferences, and in classrooms, with colleagues and students "who share my enthusiasm for... more info

Editor(s): Frederick W. Shilstone
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Approaches to Teaching Chaucer's Canterbury Tales (Second Edition)
“A worthy and needed successor to the 1980 edition, this volume charts in comprehensive fashion the goals that Chaucerians now have when they teach The Canterbury Tales and the methods... more info

Editor(s): Peter W. Travis, Frank Grady


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Approaches to Teaching Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
The inaugural volume in the MLA's popular Approaches to Teaching World Literature series comprises bibliographic and instructional essays devoted to the first great English poet. ... more info

Editor(s): Joseph Gibaldi
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Approaches to Teaching Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde and the Shorter Poems
"Since the works in question are seldom taught to undergraduates, this wonderful collection of essays will be invaluable to prospective teachers who are eager to share the wealth of the... more info

Editor(s): Tison Pugh, Angela Jane Weisl


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Approaches to Teaching Coleridge's Poetry and Prose
Richard Matlak, the editor of this Approaches volume, depicts Coleridge as both a model student and an accomplished teacher. ... more info

Editor(s): Richard E. Matlak


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Approaches to Teaching Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" and "The Secret Sharer"
Conrad's "Heart of Darkness" and "The Secret Sharer" are among the most taught and studied works of twentieth-century British fiction. ... more info

Editor(s): Hunt Hawkins, Brian W. Shaffer
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Approaches to Teaching Defoe's Robinson Crusoe
Long a centerpiece of eighteenth-century literary studies and a significant influence on the fiction of its day, Defoe's Robinson Crusoe remains a standard text for teaching the period and continues... more info

Editor(s): Maximillian E. Novak, Carl Fisher


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Approaches to Teaching Dickens's Bleak House
"This splendid volume of essays does more to highlight Dickens's dazzling achievement in Bleak House than any critical intervention I have encountered. I found practices that will translate into my... more info

Editor(s): John O. Jordan, Gordon Bigelow


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Approaches to Teaching Dickens' David Copperfield
The novels of Charles Dickens have attracted a wide and enthusiastic readership since they first appeared in the mid-nineteenth century, and in recent decades their social, biographical, and psychological elements... more info

Editor(s): Richard J. Dunn


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Approaches to Teaching the Works of John Dryden
“Dryden is a major figure of the Restoration, writing in almost all of its important genres. This volume is a valuable addition to the series.” James Evans, University of North... more info

Editor(s): Jayne Lewis, Lisa Zunshine


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Approaches to Teaching Eliot's Middlemarch
Taught to undergraduates in introductory surveys as well as in specialized upper-division courses, Middlemarch presents challenges to both teachers and students--in its length, its rich philosophical and psychological insights, its... more info

Editor(s): Kathleen Blake


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Approaches to Teaching Eliot's Poetry and Plays
According to a survey of English teachers, most students are introduced to T. S. Eliot's poetry during the first two years of college. ... more info

Editor(s): Jewel Spears Brooker


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Approaches to Teaching Shorter Elizabethan Poetry
This collection of essays presents materials and strategies for helping students and teachers share in the enjoyment of Elizabethan poetry. ... more info

Editor(s): Patrick Cheney, Anne Lake Prescott


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Approaches to Teaching English Renaissance Drama
This volume explores the compelling dramatic techniques and rich language found in a wide variety of both well-known and less-familiar Renaissance plays. ... more info

Editor(s): Karen Bamford, Alexander Leggat


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Approaches to Teaching Gothic Fiction
The British and American Traditions
Recent decades have seen a revival of scholarly interest in Gothic fiction. Critics are attracted to the genre's exploration of irrationality, to its dark representation of the bourgeois family and... more info

Editor(s): Diane Long Hoeveler, Tamar Heller
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Approaches to Teaching the Poetry of John Gower
"The essays are clearly written and, because of their range, contain something of interest to any instructor, whether one at a community college or at a major research institution, whether... more info

Editor(s): R. F. Yeager, Brian W. Gastle


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Approaches to Teaching the Works of Samuel Johnson
The works of Samuel Johnson--in particular, the famous Dictionary and the Lives of the Poets--have long held a central place in the English curriculum. ... more info

Editor(s): David R. Anderson, Gwin J. Kolb


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Approaches to Teaching Joyce's Ulysses
Ulysses is generally recognized as the most influential of all modernist literary texts, and seven decades after its publication the novel continues to fascinate, tease, and engage students. ... more info

Editor(s): Kathleen McCormick, Erwin R. Steinberg
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Approaches to Teaching Keats's Poetry
"Few poets are as congenial to undergraduates as Keats," write the volume editors. But they warn that if the poetry and the life and character of the poet are attractive... more info

Editor(s): Walter H. Evert, Jack W. Rhodes
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Approaches to Teaching the Works of D. H. Lawrence
Lawrence's forceful language, imagery, and rhythms can make readers feel they are being attacked or challenged. ... more info

Editor(s): M. Elizabeth Sargent, Garry Watson


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Approaches to Teaching Lessing's The Golden Notebook
When The Golden Notebook was published in 1962, Irving Howe called it "the most exciting piece of new fiction" produced in the decade. ... more info

Editor(s): Carey Kaplan, Ellen Cronan Rose


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Approaches to Teaching Medieval English Drama
Anyone who has recently attended a professional meeting devoted to medieval drama or witnessed a revival of a medieval play knows that the genre is alive and flourishing. ... more info

Editor(s): Richard K. Emmerson


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Approaches to Teaching the Metaphysical Poets
Using the now controversial designation metaphysical as a term to be debated or dissected, this book helps teachers with the classroom process of discriminating among the metaphysical and other poems... more info

Editor(s): Sidney Gottlieb
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Approaches to Teaching Milton's Paradise Lost (First Edition)
Of all Milton's works, Paradise Lost is his supreme and most influential accomplishment, but the scope of the epic, the difficulties in its form, and the strangeness of its contexts... more info

Editor(s): Galbraith M. Crump


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Approaches to Teaching Milton's Paradise Lost (Second Edition)
“This is an exemplary anthology of essays, all of them anchored in pedagogical concerns.” Joseph Wittreich, Graduate Center, City University of New York ... more info

Editor(s): Peter C. Herman


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Approaches to Teaching Milton's Shorter Poetry and Prose
"This volume offers fledgling, even veteran, teachers an abundance of wisdom. . . . Herman and the MLA are to be congratulated for this fine book. Highly recommended." Choice ".... more info

Editor(s): Peter C. Herman


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Approaches to Teaching Pope's Poetry
Pope's poetry, the editors of this collection suggest, "provides...an index to social criticism, to enlightened religious belief, to witty and vivacious writing, and to the bearing of much of the... more info

Editor(s): Wallace Jackson, R. Paul Yoder


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Approaches to Teaching the Novels of Samuel Richardson
"The editors have done a superb job of bringing together a distinguished but fresh group of contributors and opinions...a thoughtful total volume." J. Paul Hunter University of Virginia The... more info

Editor(s): Lisa Zunshine, Jocelyn Harris


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Approaches to Teaching Scott’s Waverley Novels
"The contributors show teachers who are perhaps coming to Scott for the first time not simply how to teach Scott but also why they should." Peter J. Manning, Stony Brook... more info

Editor(s): Evan Gottlieb, Ian Duncan


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Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's Hamlet
For centuries Hamlet has been a source of inspiration for readers and audiences. The play's characters fascinated Romantic critics from Goethe to Coleridge, its themes interested psychoanalytic theorists from Freud... more info

Editor(s): Bernice W. Kliman
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Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's King Lear
Perhaps Shakespeare's greatest play, King Lear is likely the one most often taught at the undergraduate level, but many instructors agree that it may also be the most daunting to... more info

Editor(s): Robert H. Ray


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Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
Taught widely in high school and college, Romeo and Juliet may be Shakespeare's most accessible work. Teenagers and young adults identify with the play's interfamilial conflict, the love story, and... more info

Editor(s): Maurice Hunt


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Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew
“This collection is essential reading for beginning instructors and for seasoned veterans. The editors should be commended for making available such a useful and rich array of pedagogical strategies.” Katherine... more info

Editor(s): Margaret Dupuis, Grace Tiffany


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Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare's The Tempest and Other Late Romances
This collection of essays, the second Approaches volume devoted to Shakespeare covers four of the Bard's later plays: The Tempest, The Winter's Tale, Cymbeline, and Pericles. ... more info

Editor(s): Maurice Hunt
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Approaches to Teaching Shelley's Frankenstein
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is both a literary work very much rooted in its age and a cultural artifact that transcends period. ... more info

Editor(s): Stephen C. Behrendt
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Approaches to Teaching Shelley's Poetry
Shelley's poetry, admits Steven E. Jones in the Keats-Shelley Journal, has proved "difficult to study and to teach well." ... more info

Editor(s): Spencer Hall


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Approaches to Teaching Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
One of the most widely taught medieval English poems, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight still provides many challenges for teachers. ... more info

Editor(s): Miriam Youngerman Miller, Jane Chance
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Approaches to Teaching Spenser's Faerie Queene
The epic poem's archaic language, formal structure, historical references, and literary allusions all present special challenges to both student and teacher--challenges that the contributors to this book believe can be... more info

Editor(s): David Lee Miller, Alexander Dunlop
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Approaches to Teaching Sterne's Tristram Shandy
Laurence Sterne never would have imagined, according to the volume editor Melvyn New, "that The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy would two hundred years later be read in classrooms... more info

Editor(s): Melvyn New


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Approaches to Teaching the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson
“For teachers of Stevenson from K–12 through graduate study . . . first-rate scholars provide a sophisticated overview of his wide-ranging literary output.” Joseph McLaughlin, Ohio University ... more info

Editor(s): Caroline McCracken-Flesher


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Approaches to Teaching Swift's Gulliver's Travels
Jonathan Swift's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World--more commonly known as Gulliver's Travels--is rightly considered one of literature's great satires. ... more info

Editor(s): Edward J. Rielly


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Approaches to Teaching the Works of Oscar Wilde
"This is an exceptionally rich and comprehensive collection. Many will consult it for scholarly insights alone; those who read it for ideas on teaching Wilde will find a gold mine."... more info

Editor(s): Philip E. Smith ll


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Approaches to Teaching Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway
"Whether teaching the novel for the first or twentieth time, whether in an undergraduate survey course or a doctoral seminar on Virginia Woolf, teachers will be thrilled to have such... more info

Editor(s): Eileen Barrett and Ruth O. Saxton


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Approaches to Teaching Woolf's To the Lighthouse
Many instructors find Woolf's fifth novel her most accessible because it grapples with issues that interest students. The essays in this collection show how teachers can tackle the often threatening... more info

Editor(s): Beth Rigel Daugherty, Mary Beth Pringle
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Approaches to Teaching Wordsworth's Poetry
A central figure of the English Romantic movement and the author of scores of canonical works, William Wordsworth is a mainstay of literature courses ranging from freshmen surveys to upper-level... more info

Editor(s): Spencer Hall, Jonathan Ramsey
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Literary Research Guide
An Annotated Listing of Reference Sources in English Literary Studies (Sixth Edition)
“Animatedly, energetically, enthusiastically, and vigorously recommended . . . it should serve as a model for bringing a printed reference online.”... more info

Author(s): James L. Harner
Antony and Cleopatra
A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare
The most comprehensive edition of Antony and Cleopatra ever produced, this volume is a guide to everything of significance known about the tragedy. ... more info

Editor(s): Marvin Spevack
$80.00

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As You Like It
A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare
This definitive edition of As You Like It builds on the New Variorum Edition of 1890 and contains the complete text of the play. It also presents the expanse of... more info

Editor(s): Richard Knowles
$80.00

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The Comedy of Errors
A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare
The Comedy of Errors not only contains the complete text of the play but also presents the expanse of scholarly opinion and interpretation from the earliest commentary to the present. ... more info

Editor(s): Standish Henning
$120.00

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Measure for Measure
A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare
Like other editions in the series, the New Variorum Measure for Measure contains the complete text of the play. It also presents the expanse of scholarly opinion and interpretation since... more info

Editor(s): Mark Eccles
$80.00

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The Winter's Tale
A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare
This edition, The Winter's Tale, not only contains the complete text of the play but also presents the expanse of scholarly opinion and interpretation since the earliest commentary. ... more info

Editor(s): Robert Kean Turner, Virginia Westling Haas
$120.00

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Teaching British Women Playwrights of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century
"This book will be an extremely useful guide to instructors trying to bring these plays and this period into their teaching, and even their research." John O’Brien, University of Virginia... more info

Editor(s): Bonnie Nelson, Catherine Burroughs


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Teaching Early Modern English Prose
"This volume is full of wonderful, promising, intriguing suggestions, which I will gladly borrow for my own teaching." Debora Shuger, University of California, Los Angeles "It is hard to imagine... more info

Editor(s): Susannah Brietz Monta, Margaret W. Ferguson


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Teaching Shakespeare through Performance
Teaching Shakespeare through Performance is designed for teachers of both high school and college English courses who wish to introduce performance strategies into their classroom. ... more info

Editor(s): Milla Cozart Riggio


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Teaching Tudor and Stuart Women Writers
Teaching Tudor and Stuart Women Writers summarizes the latest scholarship on British women writers who lived from roughly 1500 to 1700 and suggests strategies for presenting their works in the... more info

Editor(s): Susanne Woods, Margaret P. Hannay


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Henry the Fourth, Part One
This bibliography supplements the New Variorum Edition of 1936 and the supplement of 1956. ... more info

Compiler(s): Michael Kiernan
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The Life and Death of King Richard II
This bibliography supplements the New Variorum Edition of 1955. ... more info

Compiler(s): Matthew W. Black, G. Harold Metz
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Twelfth Night; or, What You Will
This bibliography supplements the New Variorum Edition of 1901. ... more info

Compiler(s): William C. McAvoy
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