The Tragedie of Cymbeline

The Tragedie of Cymbeline

Reprinted from the First Folio, 1623, with Collations of the Second, Third, and Fourth Folios (Classic Reprint)

by William Shakespeare

Hardback Publication Date: 22/04/2018

Excerpt from The Tragedie of Cymbeline: Reprinted From the First Folio, 1623, With Collations of the Second, Third, and Fourth Folios Some years ago I undertook to publish a critical edition of the play, and in consequence I devoted much time and labour to the subject in its several branches; but, when I had brought my work to an advanced stage of preparation, a combination of unfortunate circumstances obliged me to abandon it, at least for some time.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, in 1564. The date of his birth is unknown but is celebrated on 23 April, which happens to be St George's Day, and the day in 1616 on which Shakespeare died.

Aged eighteen, he married Anne Hathaway. They had three children. Around 1585 William joined an acting troupe on tour in Stratford from London, and thereafter spent much of his life in the capital. By 1595 he had written five of his history plays, six comedies and his first tragedy, Romeo and Juliet. In all, he wrote thirty-seven plays and much poetry, and earned enormous fame in his own lifetime in prelude to his immortality.

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