Norton Critical Editions:Renaissance Literature

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    Romeo and Juliet

    William Shakespeare, Gordon McMullan


    This much-anticipated Norton Critical Edition of Shakespeare’s best-known play is based on the Second Quarto, widely agreed to be the most authoritative early text.

  • Hamlet

    William Shakespeare


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    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    William Shakespeare, Grace Ioppolo


    This Norton Critical Edition of one of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies is based on the First Quarto text with variants from the First Folio.

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    William Shakespeare, Edward Pechter

    Second Edition


    This Norton Critical Edition includes the First Folio text, along with an introduction, explanatory footnotes, note on the text and textual notes.

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    Lazarillo de Tormes

    Anonymous, Ilan Stavans, Ilan Stavans


    Anonymously published in 1554, Lazarillo de Tormes remains a centrepiece of Renaissance literature and is arguably the most popular example of the picaresque novel.