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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Largely neglected during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Troilus and Cressida has recently been proven popular on the stage as well as in studies. In this edition, Dawson views the play from a performance perspective--through commentary as well as in a detailed section on stage history featured in the introduction. His textual choices are often surprising but based on thoughtful analysis.

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Troilus and Cressida, long considered one of Shakespeare's most problematic plays, is both difficult and fascinating. Largely neglected during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries it has recently proved popular and rewarding on the stage as well as in the study. In this edition, Dawson views the play from a performance perspective - both in the commentary as well as in the detailed section on stage history in the introduction. His textual choices are often surprising but at the same time carefully grounded.

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In this edition of Troilus and Cressida, Dawson views the play from a performance perspective.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations and conventions; Introduction: style and genre: heap of rubbish, salty comedy, or what?; The play in its time; Symmetrical structures; Interpreting the Language; Cressida; Literary identity; Scepticism and Speculation; The Play in performance; The Sources of the play; Note on the Text; The 1609 Epistle to the reader; List of characters; THE PLAY; Textual analysis.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521374774
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Dawson, Anthony B.
Author:
Dawson, Anthony
Author:
Braunmuller, A. R.
Author:
Gibbons, Brian
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
The New Cambridge Shakespeare
Publication Date:
20031031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
14 half-tones
Pages:
280

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"Synopsis" by , Troilus and Cressida, long considered one of Shakespeare's most problematic plays, is both difficult and fascinating. Largely neglected during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries it has recently proved popular and rewarding on the stage as well as in the study. In this edition, Dawson views the play from a performance perspective - both in the commentary as well as in the detailed section on stage history in the introduction. His textual choices are often surprising but at the same time carefully grounded.
"Synopsis" by , In this edition of Troilus and Cressida, Dawson views the play from a performance perspective.
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