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Webinar - Making Shakespeare

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This is the keynote that accompanied the Making Shakespeare Webinar.

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Webinar - Making Shakespeare

  1. 1. Making Shakespeare With Reg Foakes and David Lindley Presented by Paul Edmondson#happybirthdayshakespea
  2. 2. Happy BirthdayShakespeare!
  3. 3. Happy BirthdayShakespeare!Completion of The NewCambridge Shakespeare…
  4. 4. Happy BirthdayShakespeare!Completion of The NewCambridge Shakespeare…28 years…
  5. 5. Happy BirthdayShakespeare!Completion of The NewCambridge Shakespeare…28 years…39 plays, Sonnets and The Poems.
  6. 6. 14 titles already substantially revised…The Comedy of Errors, Twelfth Night (brand new introductions)New performance material in Cymbeline and As You Like ItDavid Lindley’s The Tempest refreshed for 2013And especially for today…
  7. 7. Cambridge Shakespeare first started inVictorian period.
  8. 8. Cambridge Shakespeare first started inVictorian period.1920s-1960s produced by Dover Wilsonand team.
  9. 9. Cambridge Shakespeare first started inVictorian period.1920s-1960s produced by Dover Wilsonand team.1984 new series under leadership ofPhilip Brockbank, later by BrianGibbons & Al Braunmuller
  10. 10. Cambridge Shakespeare first started inVictorian period.1920s-1960s produced by Dover Wilsonand team.1984 new series under leadership ofPhilip Brockbank, later by BrianGibbons & Al BraunmullerWhat does the Cambridge Shakespearestand for?
  11. 11. ‘Exacting standards ofscholarly thoroughness.’
  12. 12. ‘Making Shakespeare’swork accessible to theexpert and non-expertalike.’ ‘Exacting standards of scholarly thoroughness.’
  13. 13. ‘Making Shakespeare’swork accessible to theexpert and non-expertalike.’ ‘Exacting standards of scholarly thoroughness.’‘Do not assume knowledgeof the Bible, of WesternEuropean history or culture’
  14. 14. What’s it like ‘making’ a
  15. 15. How do editions relate to performance?
  16. 16. Questions?
  17. 17. www.HappyBirthdayShakespeare.com www.YearofShakespeare.com
  18. 18. Next Webinar: Romeo & JulietTuesday 22nd of May at 4pm BST http://shksp.re/RJwebinar

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