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As You Like It: A Guide to the Play (Greenwood Guides to Shakespeare)

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This comprehensive guide includes a discussion of the play's textual history, analyses of its various contexts and sources of influence, an examination of its dramatic structure, a detailed plot summary, a discussion of major themes and critical approaches, and a look at major productions from the 16th through the 20th century.

Shakespeare's As You Like It continues to captivate audiences some 400 years after it was written. This reference is a comprehensive guide to the play. Beginning with a discussion of the play's textual history, the guide analyzes its various contexts and sources of influence. The play's dramatic structure is examined, a detailed plot summary is offered, and the play's major themes—along with an overview of major critical approaches to the work—are discussed. The volume also covers major productions of As You Like It from the 16th through the 20th century.

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This reference for students and researchers provides supplementary information on Shakespeare's As You Like It. It offers a discussion of the larger cultural and historical contexts that influenced the play, an overview of its dramatic structure, an examination of its central themes, and a survey of major critical approaches to the play. The volume also covers the history of stage productions of the play from the 16th to the end of the 20th century. Lynch teaches English at Providence College.
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Synopsis:

This comprehensive guide includes a discussion of the play's textual history, analyses of its various contexts and sources of influence, an examination of its dramatic structure, a detailed plot summary, a discussion of major themes and critical approaches, and a look at major productions from the 16th through the 20th century.

Synopsis:

This guide includes a discussion of the play's textual history, a detailed plot summary, a discussion of major themes and critical approaches, and more.

About the Author

STEPHEN J. LYNCH is Professor of English at Providence College. His previous books include Shakespearean Intertextuality (Greenwood, 1998).

Table of Contents

Preface

Textual History

Contexts and Sources

Dramatic Structure

Themes

Critical Approaches

Play in Performance

Works Cited

Bibliographical Essay

Product Details

ISBN:
9780313311581
Author:
Lynch, Stephen J.
Publisher:
Greenwood
Author:
Lynch, Stephen
Location:
Westport, Conn.
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Series:
Greenwood Guides to Shakespeare
Series Volume:
107-561
Publication Date:
20030931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
9.68x6.12x.74 in. .96 lbs.

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