Each edition includes: Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the playFull explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the playScene-by-scene plot summariesA key to famous lines and phrasesAn introduction to reading Shakespeare's languageAn essay by an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the playIllustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books
Essay by Nina Levine
The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit www.folger.edu.