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Timon of Athens

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ISBN-10: 0521294045

ISBN-13: 9780521294041

Edition: 2001

Authors: Karl Klein, William Shakespeare, A. R. Braunmuller, Brian Gibbons

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Klein establishes Timon as one of Shakespeare's late works, arguing, contrary to recent academic views, that evidence for other authors besides Shakespeare is inconclusive.
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/19/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 218
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Grammar School. At 18, Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, the 27-year-old daughter of a local farmer, and they had their first daughter six months later. He probably developed an interest in theatre by watching plays performed by traveling players in Stratford while still in his youth. Some time before 1592, he left his family to take up residence in London,…    

Brian Gibbons is a distinguished scholar and editor of Shakespeare and other early modern dramatists. He is the author of many critical studies and a General Editor of the New Mermaids and the New Cambridge Shakespeare series.

List of illustrations
List of abbreviations and conventions
Introduction: date, the play and its themes, critical approaches, the play on the stage, the 1999 RSC production (A. R. Braunmuller)
Narrative and dramatic treatments of the Timon legend from Lucian to The Comedy of Timon' authorship
The Timon legend
List of characters
The play
Supplementary notes
Textual analysis
Reading list