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The First Folio: The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare (Nov 7 – Dec 7, 2016)

Nov 7 – Dec 7, 2016
Michael C. Carlos Museum
Emory University
571 South Kilgo Circle
Atlanta, GA 30322

The First Folio of Shakespeare, published in 1623, is one of the most famous books in the world—and for good reason. Published seven years after Shakespeare’s death, the First Folio was the first collected edition of William Shakespeare’s plays. Shakespeare’s fellow actors John Heminge and Henry Condell put together the text of the First Folio.


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