Rowe's Shakespear (1709) and the Tonson House Style

  title={Rowe's Shakespear (1709) and the Tonson House Style},
  author={R. Hamm},
  journal={College Literature},
  • R. Hamm
  • Published 2004
  • Philosophy
  • College Literature
In the spring of 1709, Jacob Tonson advertised the publication of a new edition of Shakespeare's plays, the first to appear on the London print market in over a quarter of a century, edited by Nicholas Rowe. Inaugurating what would become one of the great publishing accomplishments of the eighteenth century, the series of six collected editions of Shakespeare's plays produced over the course of almost sixty years by Tonson and his successors, Rowe's The Works of Mr. William Shakespear marks a… Expand
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