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This edition of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale reprints the Bevington edition of the play accompanied by five sets of thematically arranged primary documents and illustrations designed to facilitate many different approaches to Shakespeare. The text includes tracts on childbirth, jealousy, women's speech, rural festivities, and bears; royal proclamations and statutes about vagabonds and peddlers; popular ballads on marriage and monsters; treatises about monarchy, Catholic and Protestant theological debates, farm labor, and art collecting; a transcription of the trial of Anne Boleyn; and accounts of performances of the statue scene since the 19th century. The primary documents contextualize the dramatic genres of romance and tragicomedy; gender and family relations; political authority and resistance; country work and play; and the social, religious, and erotic uses of art.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312167042
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Publisher:
Bedford Books
Editor:
Di Gangi, Mario
Author:
Di Gangi, Mario
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Married people
Subject:
Fathers and daughters
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
The Bedford Shakespeare Series
Publication Date:
20071231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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