The Oxford Shakespeare offers authoritative texts from leading scholars in editions designed to interpret and illuminate the plays for modern readers. A new, modern-spelling text, collated and edited from all existing printings. The only edition to include both the 1599 Quarto and also the 'bad' Quarto of 1597. On-page commentary and notes explain meaning, staging, allusions, and much else. Detailed introduction considers composition, sources, performances, and changing critical attitudes to the play. Illustrated with production photographs, film stills, and related art. Full index to introduction and commentary. Durable sewn binding for lasting use.