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New Shakspere Society Publications


Title:  New Shakspere Society Publications

Location:  Jerome Library Main Microforms; fiche 822.3305 N55p

Format and Number of Reels/Fiche/Cards:  Microfiche; 235 fiche

Publisher:  Microcard Editions Inc.

Content Description:  Publications from the New Shakspere Society which was in existence from 1874 to 1904. The publications include copies of plays and publications about Shakespeare's writings and about England during his life. The publications are divided into 8 series, although series 5 was never published.

Language(s):  English

Arrangement:

Series I) Transactions of the Society, in chronological order. Each volume of these papers has its own table of contents

Series 2) Reprints of various editions of plays

Series 3) Originals and Analogues

Series 4) Shakespeare Allusion Books

Series 5) Contemporary Drama -- never issued

Series 6) Shakespeare's England (publications about England during Shakespeare's life)

Series 7) English Mysteries, Miracle Plays

Series 8) Miscellaneous (publications about Shakespeare, a list of songs and passages from the plays that had been set to music, etc.)

Index/Bibliography:  The first fiche in the collection reproduces copies of catalog cards for the set, which give more detailed information about the contents of each series.

Subject Categories:  Literature

Keywords:  shakspere, shakespeare