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An international team of scholars offers: - modernised, easily accessible texts - ample but unobtrusive academic guidance - attention to the theatrical qualities of each play and its stage history - informative illustrations, including reconstructions of early performances This play has attracted unprecedented interest in recent times. Professor Fraser takes account of its history, in which neglect and unpopularity have been important features, and discusses such reactions and the reasons for them. He argues for a play which is a powerful and often disconcerting blend of darkness and comedy, faults and virtues, failing and forgiveness. Beneath the fluctuating imagery there is a constant sexual undercurrent which compels unusual critical attention.

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This play has attracted unprecedented interest in recent times. Professor Fraser takes account of its history, in which neglect and unpopularity have been important features, and discusses such reactions and the reasons for them. He argues for a play which is a powerful and often disconcerting blend of darkness and comedy, faults and virtues, failing and forgiveness. Beneath the fluctuating imagery there is a constant sexual undercurrent which compels unusual critical attention.

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List of illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations and conventions; Introduction; Note on the text; List of characters; The play; Textual analysis; Reading list.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521221504
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Fraser, Russell
Author:
Braunmuller, A. R.
Author:
Gibbons, Brian
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Married women -- Drama.
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Florence (Italy)--Drama
Subject:
Runaway husbands--Drama
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Series:
The New Cambridge Shakespeare
Publication Date:
19860131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
9 line diagrams 4 half-tones
Pages:
167

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"Synopsis" by , This play has attracted unprecedented interest in recent times. Professor Fraser takes account of its history, in which neglect and unpopularity have been important features, and discusses such reactions and the reasons for them. He argues for a play which is a powerful and often disconcerting blend of darkness and comedy, faults and virtues, failing and forgiveness. Beneath the fluctuating imagery there is a constant sexual undercurrent which compels unusual critical attention.
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