Book 1 Book 3 Book 2

Packed into the Complete Works Modern Critical Edition are:

  • 58-pages of introductory essay, answering the questions: Why read Shakespeare today? Why read a Complete Works? And why read this Complete Works?
  • 40 plays
  • 5 play fragments or lost plays
  • 154 sonnets and 10 other works of poetry
  • 51 bricolage introductions, containing more than 1500 quotations
  • 53 fact boxes
  • 52 timelines
  • 38 musical examples
  • 120 images
  • More than 40,000 explanatory footnotes  and performance notes
  • At least 1.8 million words

All in a book of 3392 pages, measuring 7 inches x 10 inches, and 3 inches thick.

All this plus a token giving the purchaser twelve months’ free access to The New Oxford Shakespeare Online. Try out this sample and recommend it to your librarian.