Professor Emma Smith

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Author: Professor Emma Smith

Emma Smith is Director of English Studies at Hertford College, Oxford. She has a broad range of Shakespearean expertise, in terms of performance, criticism and the preparation of textual editions, and has written for students, theatregoers and scholars. Her list of publications includes a performance edition of King Henry V (Cambridge, 2002). She co-edited The Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance Tragedy (Cambridge, 2010). For undergraduate readers she wrote The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare (Cambridge, 2007) and The Cambridge Shakespeare Guide (Cambridge, 2012). More recently she has turned her attention to the cultural history of the First Folio, and published a book with the Bodleian Library to accompany the 2016 touring exhibition; in the same year she published The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare's First Folio (Cambridge, 2016).

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