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The Two Noble Kinsmen: The Oxford Shakespeare
Oxford World's Classics
Based on Chaucer's Knight's Tale, the central themes of this humourous and moving play are the claims of love and friendship. The introduction to this new edition offers an illuminating account of Shakespeare's collaboration with his younger colleague John Fletcher, and there are full and helpful notes on unfamiliar words, stage business, allusions, and the play's often complex language.
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'Stanley Wells' OUP Complete Works of Shakespeare is now eight years old and has spawned a new Oxford Shakespeare which appears now in splendidly affordable volumes in that nonpareil of libraries of good reading The World's Classics.'
The Oxford Times 'Professional edition with introduction which states clearly the case for collaborative composition.
R. N. Alexander, Queen Mary Westfield, London 'An excellent edition, with a good introduction.'
Roger Prior, Queen's University, Belfast 'The Oxford Shakespeare is an admirably scholarly edition, immaculately presented, offering close attention to possibilities of staging as well as meaning.'
Dr D. Sedge, Exeter University 'This is an important scholarly edition and will obviously be indispensable for advanced study of the play.'
Ann Thompson, Liverpool University