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The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series, now in a dazzling new series design.

The Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Each book includes an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare’s time, an introduction to the individual play, and a detailed note on the text used. Updated by general editors Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller, these easy-to-read editions incorporate over thirty years of Shakespeare scholarship undertaken since the original series, edited by Alfred Harbage, appeared between 1956 and 1967. With stunning new covers designed by Manuja Waldia, definitive texts, and illuminating essays, the Pelican Shakespeare will remain a valued resource for students, teachers, and theater professionals for many years to come.

This edition of Richard II is edited with an introduction by Francis E. Dolan.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Formats & editions

  • Trade Paperback

    9780143130215

    July 3, 2017

    Penguin Classics

    160 pages

    RRP $21.00

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  • Paperback

    9780141396644

    July 29, 2015

    Penguin Classics

    320 pages

    RRP $17.99

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Much Ado About Nothing
Richard III
Titus Andronicus
Henry IV, Part 1
The Merchant Of Venice
Five Revenge Tragedies
Shakespeare’s Sonnets, Retold
Love's Labor's Lost
Henry VI, Part 1
OMG Shakespeare Boxed Set
Taming of the Shrew
Classic BBC Radio Shakespeare: Romances
Escape To Shakespeares World
Hamlet: Pelican Shakespeare
King Lear: Pelican Shakespeare

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The Crucible
A Doll's House And Other Plays
The Gap of Time
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Incomplete Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing
The Greek Plays
Bacchae
Happy Birthday, Wanda June
Babylon Heights
The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays
Darcy Swipes Left
OMG Shakespeare Boxed Set
Plays Volume One
Frogs
A Midsummer Night #nofilter