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The Book of William: How Shakespeare's First Folio Conquered the World

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Shakespeare's First Folio, the first complete collection of his plays, was almost never printed. Its eventual publication went practically unnoticed, and many of the original 750 copies were gone






















The Book of William: How Shakespeare's First Folio Conquered the World Paul Collins








William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies: A Facsimi $128.03 Buy It Now +$38.81 shipping Enter an amount that is equal or greater than the minimum bid requiredHope you win! , you're currently the high bidder, but you're close to getting outbidVivian Mccray $4.99 Fathers and Sons in Shakespeare Fred BSwap Ebooks Audio 24 wanted—— Samuel Johnson, "who did not much improve its condition." That's because, as Collins discovered upon leafing through its pages, Johnson apparently loved gravy and was a sloppy eater as he studied Shakespeare's textsCollins is pleasant company on these journeys through musty and scholarly byways; fans of Bill BrysonBroken down into five sections, each tied to a different location and century, The Book of William explores the curious rise of the First Folio: Frankfurt (17th century), Fleet Street (18th century), the British Museum (19th century), the Folger Shakespeare Library (20th century), and Meisei University of Tokyo (21st century)Witty, detailed, and highly entertaining, it will be appreciated by fans of Shakespeare, history, or human folly.Felicity D2009Shop from Netherlands to see titles available to youHe starts out, prologue-like, at a Sotheby's book auction, establishing both the monetary value and public interest in First Folios today, and then goes to the Stinto The Book of William No Folio would mean no Twelfth Night, Antony and Cleopatra, The Tempest or other gemsThe SS Arctic was a "sumptuous luxury steamship" and one of the fastest ships plying the Atlantic in 1854Quickview Kettlebell Conditioning Every good exercise program starts with a method by which training principles are based uponGod's Spy: William Tyndale and the Book that Conquered England by Neil CThe result is a brilliant history of one incomparable bookCollins describes in vivid, thriller detail the Great Fire of 1666 that destroyed London and much of England's early literary legacyHe also goes off on an interesting tangent about testimonials, including those in a 1611 book by travel writer Thomas Coryate

Andrea Barrera $4.99 Transforming the Teaching of Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company Professor Joe Winston $27.79 Book of Shakespearean Useless Information Bruce Montague $12.79 Bookplates - The Art of This Century: An Introduction to Contemporary Marks of Ownership James P(NoDust) by Paul Collins HC Good $3.99 Buy It Now +$6.99 shipping $16.45 Buy It Now +$12.40 shipping We knew that, but Collins drops in another measure of importance only a bibliophile would point to: The only five first editions of printed books that have been the subject of censuses are the Gutenberg Bible, Copernicus's De Revolutionibus, Darwin's Origin of Species, Audubon's Birds of America, and Shakespeare's First Folio[His] purpose here [is] not to sing Shakespeare's praises (as if they still need to be sung), but to show, through the quintessential example, how much meaning we humans can invest in the printed word."--The Boston Globe "Collins knows his way around, When Shakespeare's First Folio, the first complete collection of his plays, appeared in 1623, its publication went practically unnoticedI think he does well in general, but in a few places, particularly in Acts IV and V he increasingly 'floats' over rather than 'dives' into the subject matter.I am reading Shakespeare and the Book by Kastan next and I think this will be an excellent deepening of Collins' work.I would recommend Collins for anyone interested in Shakespeare, the Folios, the afterlife of either, and book history more generallyAll Rights ReservedCollins (English/Portland State Univ.) comes well equipped for his peripatetic task 064a88f820

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