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As you like it

Summary: 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.

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  • ISBN: 9780199536153 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: x, 245 pages : illustrations, music ; 20 cm.
    print
  • Publisher: 2008

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject: Nobility -- France -- Drama
Fathers and daughters -- Drama
Exiles -- Drama
Genre: Comedy plays.
Pastoral drama.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Niagara Falls. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Niagara Falls Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Community Centre 822.3 O3 38080500356900 Adult Available -


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

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