Emma Smith

Emma Smith

Emma Smith is Professor of Shakespeare studies at Oxford University. Her book The Making of Shakespeare’s First Folio (2015), tells the story of the birth of the First Folio and Shakespeare’s First Folio: Four Centuries of an Iconic Book (2016) describes its reception over the four hundred years of its history.

Books by Emma Smith

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Shakespeare’s Best Plays, recommended by Emma Smith

Shakespearean scholar Emma Smith picks her five favourite plays of the Bard, and controversially argues that not only are some of his plays just too long, but also that the most moving moments in Shakespeare’s oeuvre are where we might not expect them

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