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About this edition

  • Editor: Catherine Lisak
  • General textual editors: James D. Mardock, Eric Rasmussen
  • Associate textual editor: Donald Bailey
  • Coordinating editor: Michael Best
  • Associate coordinating editor: Janelle Jenstad
  • Richard II

    By William Shakespeare

    Edited by Catherine Lisak

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    Texts of this edition

    Richard II was first printed in quarto format in 1597. The text does not feature the "deposition scene" (4.1,TLN 2074-2243). The modern version is based on the First Quarto for all but the this scene, which follows the 1623 Folio.

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