Synopses & Reviews
Each edition includes:
Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play
Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play
Scene-by-scene plot summaries
A key to famous lines and phrases
An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language
An essay by an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play
Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books
Essay by Natasha Korda
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This farce follows Sir John Falstaff--of the Henry IV plays--as he tries to woo two wealthy married women in this classic comedy. Includes special Introductions to the play by Green, a comprehensive stage history of the play, and much more. Revised reissue.
Falstaff: drunkard, sloth, and...paramour? This farce follows Sir John Falstaff-of the Henry IV plays-as he tries to woo two wealthy married women.