The Arden Shakespeare has long set the gold standard in annotated, scholarly editions of Shakespeare's plays. Each Arden edition in the Third Series offers a modernized text with comprehensive commentary notes glossing meanings, discussing staging issues and explaining literary allusions, together with a lengthy, illustrated introduction by a leading scholar exploring the play's critical, theatrical and historical contexts.
The General Editors for the Third Series are Richard Proudfoot, Emeritus Professor, King's College London; Professor Ann Thompson, King's College London; Professor David Scott Kastan, Yale University; and Professor H.R. Woudhuysen, Lincoln College, University of Oxford. The Associate General Editor is George Walton Williams, Emeritus Professor, Duke University.
Two new editions offering introductions and commentary on these well known plays. Also include history, context and staging information.