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As You Like It: The Oxford Shakespeare By William Shakespeare

As You Like It: The Oxford Shakespeare by William Shakespeare

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As You Like It: The Oxford Shakespeare Summary

As You Like It: The Oxford Shakespeare by William Shakespeare

As You Like It is Shakespeare's most light-hearted comedy, and its witty heroine Rosalind has his longest female role. In this edition, Alan Brissenden reassesses both its textual and performance history, showing how interpretations have changed since the first recorded production in 1740. He examines Shakespeare's sources and elucidates the central themes of love, pastoral, and doubleness. Detailed annotations investigate the allusive and often bawdy language, enabling student, actor, and director to savour the humour and the seriousness of the play to the full. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

As You Like It: The Oxford Shakespeare Reviews

'The annotation is generally superb...Especially outstanding is the section [in the Introduction] on the play in performance. There are 21 captivating illustrations. This edition shows the result of much original research and it is recommended unreservedly.' * Year's Work in English Studies *

About William Shakespeare

Alan Brissenden is Reader in English, University of Adelaide, Australia.

Additional information

GOR003472058
9780199536153
0199536155
As You Like It: The Oxford Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2010-11-30
256
N/A
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