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  • 9 Dec 2019

    William Shakespeare and Cambridge University Press: A History

    William Shakespeare was born just thirty years after the founding of Cambridge University Press, yet it was another three hundred years before the Press started printing his works. Since then, we have published his plays continuously in various forms. In January, the Cambridge editions of Shakespeare’s complete works – and much more besides – will […]

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  • 4 Mar 2019
    Heather Hirschfeld

    Welcoming the Stranger in Hamlet

    Shakespeare scholar Heather Hirschfeld, author of the brand new introduction to the New Cambridge Shakespeare Hamlet (third edition), reflects on what it means for modern audiences to encounter the play for the first time.

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  • 21 Apr 2014

    Puzzling through Shakespeare

    Challenge yourself to this one-of-a-kind jigsaw puzzle, featuring an array of beautiful covers from our New Cambridge Shakespeare collection. Can you reconstruct the covers of seventeen Shakespeare plays? Hit the ghost or image button at the bottom to see how your completed puzzle will look!

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  • 23 Apr 2012
    Danielle P.

    I Thumb My Nose At Thee! A Modern Appreciation of Shakespearean Jabs

    The works of William Shakespeare are some of the world’s most beloved literature.  Even today, on what would be his 448th birthday, his plays are still being performed, his poetry still read and studied.  The tragedies, comedies, and sonnets have kept scholars and laypeople alike fascinated for centuries.

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