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Much Ado About Nothing By William Shakespeare

Much Ado About Nothing
by William Shakespeare

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One of Shakespeare's greatest comedies, from the rhetoric of Leonato's opening lines to Benedick's last pun. The variety ranges from Dogberry's anxiety to be "writ down as an ass", to the sentiment in Claudio's penance - yet it is Beatrice and Benedick who carry off the prize in the end.
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Much Ado About Nothing Summary


Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare

Set in a courtly world of masked revels and dances, this play turns on the archetypal story if a lady falsely accused of unfaithfulness, spurned by her bridegroom, and finally vindicated and reunited with him. Villainy, schemes, and deceit threatens to darken the brilliant humor and sparkling wordplay--but the hilarious counterplot of a warring couple, Beatrice and Benedick, steals the scene as the two are finally tricked into admitting their love for each other in Shakespeare's superb comedy of manners.

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Much Ado About Nothing Reviews


"Zitner has written one of the finest introductions to the play that I have seen. I hope that between this edition and Branaugh's film we can make the play come alive to the present generation of students."--Ronald J. Boling, Lyon College
"Handy, reliable, altogether excellent...with introductions that truly cover everything and notes that explain all that needs to be explained."--Bibliotheque d'Humanisme et Renaissance

Additional information

GOR000873045
Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
Penguin Popular Classics
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1997-04-24
128
0140622527
9780140622522
N/A
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