The variants in the first quarto of King Lear; a bibliographical and critical inquiry.

by Sir Walter Wilson Greg

Publisher: Haskell House in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 192 Downloads: 132
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Subjects:

  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. -- Criticism, Textual.,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Bibliography -- Quartos.,
  • Lear, King (Legendary character), in literature -- Bibliography.,
  • Tragedy.
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LC ClassificationsPR2819 .G73 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5596170M
LC Control Number68001839

Background. In his own lifetime, Shakespeare saw only about half of his plays enter print. Some individual plays were published in quarto, a small, cheap , in , seven years after Shakespeare's death, his fellow actors John Heminges and Henry Condell compiled a folio collection of his complete plays, now known as the First es and Condell were in a position to do this. Author of The editorial problem in Shakespeare, A bibliography of the English printed drama to the Restoration, Pastoral poetry & pastoral drama, The calculus of variants, Principles of emendation in Shakespeare, Dramatic documents from the Elizabethan playhouses, A list of English plays written before and printed before , Two Elizabethan stage abridgements. PREFACE. For over two hundred years editors of King Lear have based their work on the theory that the two early texts of the play, the first quarto of and the Folio of , represent incomplete and faulty approximations of the play as Shakespeare originally wrote it. This single-text theory, so-called, is in the judgement of many scholars today no longer viable. Greg, The Variants in the First Quarto of “King Lear”: a Bibliographical and Critical Inquiry (London: The Bibliographical Society, ), 63– Origins,

() "Variants in the First Quarto of Love Labor's Lost." Shakespeare Studies () "Compositor B of the Shakespeare First Folio." Analytical and Enumerative Bibliography 2: () "An Unrecorded Variant in the Shakespeare First Folio." Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America ( A Bibliography of the King's Book or Eikon Basilike. Paradigm Press, Kahan, Jeffrey, ed. King Lear: New Critical Essays. London and New York: Routledge, Kane, George, ed. Piers Plowman: The A Version. Will's Visions of Piers Plowman and Do-Well. A Critical-Synoptic Edition of the Second Quarto and First Folio Texts of Hamlet. Use coupon code ALLNEW and get 15% off your first order, now through June 30*. The History of King Leir, () By W W (Classic Reprint) By W W Greg. see all from $! new only from $! The variants in the first quarto of King Lear; a bibliographical and critical inquiry. By W. W. Greg. see all from $ However, since the late s textual scholars, critics and editors have argued that there is no single 'King Lear' text. Anyone studying the play needs to be aware of two different texts, one based on the quarto of , The History of King Lear, and a revised version published in the first folio of , The Tragedy of King s: 4.

Using a variety of approaches, from postcolonialism and New Historicism to psychoanalysis and gender studies, the leading international contributors to King Lear: New Critical Essays offer major new interpretations on the conception and writing, editing, and cultural productions of King Lear. This book is an up-to-date and comprehensive. Argumentation Inquiry And Advocacy Argumentation Inquiry And Advocacy by George W. Ziegelmueller. Download it Argumentation books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. This book presents a coherent introduction to the fundamental concepts of argumentation and debate, argumentation theory, and critical thinking. This book, the first to confront the implications of the 'Shakespeare Apocrypha', asks how and why these plays have historically been excluded from the canon. Innovatively combining approaches from book history, theatre history, attribution studies and canon theory, Peter Kirwan unveils the historical assumptions and principles that shaped the.   aka The First Folio Contains 36 plays: All’s Well That Ends Well Antony and Cleopatra As You Like It Comedy of Errors Coriolanus Cymbeline Hamlet Julius Caesar King Henry IV. Part 1 King Henry IV. Part 2 King Henry V King Henry VI. Part 1 King Henry VI. Part 2 King Henry VI. Part 3 King Henry VIII King John King Lear King Richard II King Richard III Love’s Labour’s Lost Macbeth .

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The Variants in the First Quarto of 'King Lear'. A Bibliographical and Critical Inquiry. (Supplement to the Bibliographical Society's Trans-actions, No. ) By W. GREG. London: Oxford University Press, for the Bibliographical Society.

(for ). viii + pp. In this monograph Dr Greg makes three contributions of major im. Get this from a library. The variants in the first quarto of ʻKing Lear'; a bibliographical and critical inquiry. [W W Greg]. Get this from a library. The variants in the first quarto of King Lear; a bibliographical and critical inquiry.

[W W Greg]. The Variants in the First Quarto of "King Lear": a Bibliographical and Critical Inquiry (London: Printed for the Bibliographical Society at the University Press, Ox ford, ), p.

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Click Download for free books. The Variants In The Firs Quarto Of King Lear. (5) Lear has been central to the study of press-variation: see W. Greg, The Variants in the First Quarto of `King Lear' A Bibliographical and Critical Inquiry (Oxford, ), and Charlton Hinman, The Printing and Proof-Reading of the first Folio of Shakespeare, 2 vols (Oxford.

The textual problem of King Lear is a complex one. There are three texts that scholars discuss in regard to the play--the First Quarto (QI), he Second Quarto (Q2), and the First Folio (F) (STC numbers, and Greg's Bibliography numbers a, b, ami.

The Variants in the First Quarto of 'King Lear': A Bibliographical and Critical Inquiry. London: Printed for the Bibliographical Society at the University Press Oxford, E.

Goldschmidt. Medieval Texts and their first appearance in Print. London: Printed at the Oxford University Press for the Bibliographical Society, G.D. Hobson. The variants in the first quarto of ‘King Lear’: a bibliographical and critical inquiry.

London: Printed for the Bibliographical Society at the University Press, Oxford, p. PB2-OP $ Haebler, Konrad. The early printers of Spain and Portugal. In a choice that echoes the Arden 3 edition of Hamlet where Q2 is privileged by having the first volume to itself, the New Oxford Modern Critical Edition () provides its readers with a text of the Quarto only (King Lear and his Three Daughters, edited by John Jowett).

The rationale for this choice gestures towards the same need for a. The Variants in the First Quarto of King Lear: A Bibliographical and Critical Inquiry. Supplements to the Bibliographical Society's Transactions Supplements to the Bibliographical.

Greg, W. The Variants in the First Quarto of King Lear: A Bibliographical and Critical Inquiry. Supplements to the Bibliographical Society's Transactions. London. The Bibliographical. Walter W. Greg, The Variants in the First Quarto of 'King Lear': A Bibliographical and Critical Inquiry (London: Printed for the Bibliographical Society at the University Press Oxford, ) 4.

Jay L. Halio, ed., The Tragedy of King Lear (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ). Daalder, Joost Shakespeare's "King Lear" The variants in the first quarto of ʻKing Lear'; a bibliographical and critical inquiry by W.

W Greg The variants in the first quarto of ʻKing Lear'; The aging King Lear decides to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, allotting each a portion in proportion to the. The Variants in the First Quarto of "King Lear": A Bibliographical and Criticial Inquiry.

London: Bibliographical Society, London: Bibliographical Society, Print. Following his exchange of letters on King Lear with Warburton, Theobald seems to have obtained a copy of the First Quarto (). He did not recognize it as a separate edition, but he appears to have collated it with the Second Quarto and found a First Quarto variant he preferred: ‘Told the most piteous Tale’ at.

Text of King Lear," Neophilologus 18 (): ; "King Lear, Mislineation and Stenography," The Library, 4th ser., 17 (): ; The Variants in the First Quarto o/"King Lear: A Bibliographical and Critical Inquiry (London: Bibliograph.

In the s a debate was resuscitated around the two material instantiations of William Shakespeare ’s King Lear, the text given in the Quarto printing (Q1) ofas against the text contained in the posthumous Folio collection (F1) of Shakespeare’s dramatic works of Back in the eighteenth century, Samuel Johnson, as the acute intuitive critic he was, opined that the Q and F texts.

King Lear, one of Shakespeare's darkest and most savage plays, tells the story of the foolish and Job-like Lear, who divides his kingdom, as he does his affections, according to vanity and whim.

Lear’s failure as a father engulfs himself and his world in turmoil and tragedy. A note on the verso of the half-title of the first edition of Conyers Middleton's Free Inquiry,reads: but they were all used in the printing of a continuous series of sheets of a single quarto book: The Variants in the First Quarto of ‘King Lear’ (London: The Bibliographical.

IV, vol. 11 (), pp. ; Idem, ‘Marginalia on Press-Corrections in Books of the Early Seventeenth Century’, The Library, s. 5, vol. 4 (), pp. ; and W.W. Greg, The Variants in the First Quarto of ‘King Lear’: A Bibliographical and Critical Inquiry (London, The Bibliographical Society, ).

When the books concerned were. The old “memorial reconstruction” hypothesis relied on a powerful, if now discredited, account of book trade practices that went well beyond the single example of King Lear’s first Quarto. 1 Among the more important of these studies are Madeleine Doran, The Text of King Lear, Stanford University, I93I; B.

Van Dam, The Text of Shakespeare's Lear, Louvain, I; W. Greg, The Variants in the First Quarto of 'King Lear', A Bibliographical and Critical Inquiry. dents of critical bibliography, and specifically, to students and to editors of the text of Shakespeare. The time and labor required for collation on so large a scale have hitherto, of course, rendered 1 W.

Greg, The Variants in the First Quarto of 'King Lear': A Bibliographi cal and Critical Inquiry. The Variants in the first quarto of "King Lear" () King Lear () avec Walter Wilson Greg () comme Préfacier A Bibliography of the English printed drama to.

King Lear: – Published in quarto in First recorded performance: 26 Decemberbefore King James I at the Whitehall Palace. Summary An aged king divides his kingdom between two of his daughters, Regan and Goneril, and casts the youngest, Cordelia, out of his Kingdom for disloyalty.

King Lear, widely considered Shakespeare's most deeply moving, passionately expressed, and intellectually ambitious play, has almost always been edited from the revised version printed in the First Folio ofwith additions from the quarto of The Shakespeare First Folio: Its Bibliographical and Textual History (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ).

Greg, W. and Boswell, Eleanore, eds., Records of the Court of the Stationers’ Company to from Register B (London: The Bibliographical Society, ). For this updated critical edition of King Lear, Jay Halio has added a new introductory section on recent stage, film, and critical interpretations of the play.

He provides a comprehensive account of Shakespeare's sources and the literary, political and folkloric influences at work in the play; a detailed reading of the action; and a substantial. Duthie, George Ian, Elizabethan Shorthand and the First Quarto of “King Lear” (Oxford: Blackwell, ).

Duthie, George Ian, “ The Quarto of Shakespeare’s Henry V,” in Papers Mainly Shakespearian, ed. Duthie (Edinburgh: Published for the University of Aberdeen by Oliver and Boyd. "King Lear "exists in two different texts: the Quarto () and the Folio ().

Because each supplies passages missing in the other, for over years editors combined the two to form a single text, the basis for all modern productions.The First Quarto of King Henry V, edited by Andrew Gurr The First Quarto of King Lear, edited by Jay L.

Halio The First Quarto of King Richard III, edited by Peter Davison The Taming of A Shrew: The Quarto, edited by Stephen Roy Miller The First Quarto of Othello, edited by Scott McMillin T H E T R A G E D Y OF K I N G L E A R Updated edition.It is, of course, true that variant readings are available for some of Shakespeare's plays, particularly for Hamlet, with two Quarto editions and the First Folio to choose from, and King Lear, where the first Quarto and first Folio editions vary significantly from each other.

But making a leap from such bibliographical issues as these to.