Spotlight of the Week | Cambridge University Press

Oct 13, 2023 | General, Information Portal, News

400 years ago, the first printed edition of William Shakespeare’s collected plays was published in the First Folio.
Cambridge University Press, the oldest publisher in the world (granted by Henry VIII in 1532 – 30 years before Shakespeare’s birth), has its own rich history in Shakespeare publishing over the past 160 years.
As one of the world’s leading publishers in Shakespeare, Cambridge’s expertise spans from publishing Shakespeare’s own plays and poems to popular books about Shakespeare, textbooks for schools, a scholarly journal, monographs, digital products and audiobooks.
Delve deeper into the world of Cambridge’s Shakespeare publishing and explore its journey from the 1800s to today HERE.