To the Great Variety of Readers

Publishing Shakespeare
August 08, 2016 - October 10, 2016
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Robert W. Woodruff Library
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Level 10
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Rose Library

"An exhibition featuring the Second, Third and Fourth Folios of Shakespeare's works."

In 1623, 36 of William Shakespeare's plays were published in a single, large volume, or folio. This work, now known as the First Folio, has come to signify Shakespeare's unparalleled impact on English language, literature, and culture.

However, the book itself gives little insight into how and why it was produced. Through an exploration of the industry and market that created the First Folio, as well as its natural successors, the Second, Third, and Fourth Folios, this exhibit places the work in context and enriches our understanding of Shakespeare as both author and symbol.

VISITOR INFORMATION
Location:
Robert W. Woodruff Library
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Level 10
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Rose Library
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Parking: Fishburne parking deck Visitor Parking Information
For more information: kathryn.v.dixson@emory.edu
Interactive Map: Woodruff Library

Dive Deeper

This rare opportunity to view all but the earliest version of the Folio is made possible by the loan of the Second and Third Folios from Rose Library benefactor Stuart A. Rose.