This bibliography will give comprehensive coverage to published commentary in English on Shakespeare and the Classical Tradition during the period from 1961-1985. Doctoral dissertations will also be included. Each entry will provide a clear and detailed summary of an item's contents. For pomes and plays based directly on classical sources like Antony and Cleopatra and The Rape of Lucrece, virtually all significant scholarly work during the period covered will be annotated. For other works such as Hamlet, any scholarship that deals with classical connotations will be annotated. Any other bibliographies used in the compiling of this volume will be described with emphasis on their value to a student of Shakespeare and the Classics.
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Abbreviations for the Titles of Shakespeare’s Works, General Bibliographies, Surveys, and Reference Works Items 0001—0066) General Works (Items 0067-1154) Individual Works All’s Well That Ends Well (Items 1155-1158) Antony and Cleopatra (Items 1159-1530) As You Like It (Items 1531-1564) The Comedy o f Errors (Items 1565-1589) Coriolanus (Items 1590-1752) Cymbeline (Items 1753-1780) Hamlet (Items 1781-1899) Henry IV, Part 1 (Items 1900-1910) Henry IV, Part 2 (Items 1911-1916) Henry V (Items 1917-1933) Henry VI, Part 1 (Items 1934-1935) Henry VI, Part 2 (Items 1936-1937) Henry VI, Part 3 (Items 1937a-1937b) Henry VIII (Items 1938-1939) Julius Caesar (Items 1939a-2136) King John (Item 2137) King Lear (Items 2138-2183) A Lover’s Complaint (Items 2184-2184a), Love's Labor's Lost (Items 2185-2201) Macbeth (Items 2202-2238) Measure for Measure (Items 2239-2246) The Merchant o f Venice (Items 2247-2262) The Merry Wives o f Windsor (Items 2263-2268) A Midsummer Night's Dream (Items 2268a-2318) Much Ado About Nothing (Items 2319-2324) Othello (Items 2325-2352) The Passionate Pilgrim (Item 2353) Pericles (Items 2354-2373) The Phoenix and Turtle (Items 2374-2389) The Rape ofLucrece (Items 2390-2440) Richard II (Items 2440a-2452) Richard III (Items 2453-2460) Romeo and Juliet (Items 2461-2476) Sonnets (Items 2477-2530) The Taming o f the Shrew (Items 2531-2543) The Tempest (Items 2544-2609) Timon o f Athens (Items 2610-2708) Titus Andronicus (Items 2709-2789a) Troilus and Cressida (Items 2790-3074) Twelfth Night (Items 3075-3087) The Two Gentlemen o f Verona (Items 3088-3090) The Two Noble Kinsmen (Items 3090a-3104) Venus and Adonis (Items 3105-3169) The Winter's Tale (Items 3170-3210) Index of the Names of Modern Scholars, Including Authors, Editors, and Compilers