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Shakespeare, Editions and Adaptations

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Contains eleven major editions from the First Folio of 1623 to the Cambridge edition of 1863-6.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries

Subjects: Language and Literature; English and American Literature; Poetry; Performing Arts; Theatre

Notes: Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare contains eleven major editions from the First Folio of 1623 to the Cambridge edition of 1863-6, twenty-four separate contemporary printings of individual plays, selected apocrypha and related works, and more than one hundred adaptations, sequels, and burlesques from the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This database is part of Chadwyck-Healey's Literature Online collection of Literary Databases.

Dates of Coverage: 1591-1911

Update Frequency: N/A

Print Equivalent: The print editions of Shakespeare's works are available at The New York Public Library. Check the Library Catalog for holdings.

Provider: Chadwyck-Healey Inc.

Format: Web

Output Type: Print