The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.1837 Monday, 23 July 2001
From: David Lindley <
Date: Friday, 20 Jul 2001 20:02:44 +0100
Subject: 12.1821 Re: Arden Editions
Comment: Re: SHK 12.1821 Re: Arden Editions
> The Arden Shakespeare is widely acknowledged as the pre-eminent
> Shakespeare series, valued by scholars, students, actors and playgoers
> alike for its readable and reliable texts, its full annotation and its
> richly informative introductions.
Well he would say that, wouldn't he! I imagine the general
editors/publishers of the Oxford, New Cambridge and other editions might
just want to question the absoluteness of the claim advanced here.
As has been said before on this list, there are better and worse Ardens
(2 and 3) just as there are better and worse examples in the other
But since I am parti pris in this, I shall say no more.
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