Richard III [With CD] (Paperback)

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This remarkable edition features a newly edited text of Richard III based on one of the earliest printed texts of the play, along with detailed notes and performance annotations. An integrated audio CD showcases the deeper understanding and enjoyment from the power of performance.
-- Hear recordings of great contemporary and historical performances of key scenes from the play.
-- Read and see how a modern cast approaches the play, from interviews with the actors.
--See inside the stage experience through production notes and photos from stage productions and movie adaptations
Narrated by Sir Derek Jacobi
Edited by William Proctor Williams

About the Author

William Proctor Williams is Professor of English Emeritus at Northern Illinois University and Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Akron. He has received numerous grants and awards including a National Endowment for the Humanities research grant, a Senior Fulbright Research Fellowship, and in 2003-2004 was the Myra and Charlton Hinman Fellow at the Folger Shakespeare Library. He is currently at work on The New Variorum Edition of Titus Andronicus, a critical edition of The Works of Cosmo Manuche, and a study of Dr. Zachariah Pasfield who licensed books for the press from 1600 until 1610.

David Bevington is the Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor in Humanities at the University of Chicago. A renowned text scholar, he has edited several Shakespeare editions including the Bantam Shakespeare in individual paperback volumes, The Complete Works of Shakespeare and Troilus and Cressida. He teaches courses in Shakespeare, Renaissance Drama and Medieval Drama.

Peter Holland is the McMeel Family Chair in Shakespeare Studies at the University of Notre Dame. One of the central figures in performance-oriented Shakespeare criticism, he has also edited many Shakespeare plays, including A Midsummer Night's Dream for the Oxford Shakespeare series.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781402207785
Publisher: Sourcebooks Mediafusion
Publication Date: July 1st, 2007
Pages: 410