By William Shakespeare, Jonathan Bate
"A younger guy married is a guy that's marr'd."
--All's good That Ends Well
Eminent Shakespearean students Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen supply a clean new version of this vintage play approximately gender, hope, and sexual love.
THIS quantity additionally comprises greater than 100 PAGES OF specific FEATURES:
• an unique creation to All's good That Ends Well
• incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and research with important evidence in regards to the work
• observation on prior and present productions in accordance with interviews with prime administrators, actors, and designers
• images of key RSC productions
• an outline of Shakespeare's theatrical profession and chronology of his plays
Ideal for college kids, theater execs, and basic readers, those sleek and available versions from the Royal Shakespeare corporation set a brand new average in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.
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