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As You Like It

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ISBN-10: 1403936293

ISBN-13: 9781403936295

Edition: 2005

Authors: Lesley Wade Soule

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One of Shakespeare's most frequently performed plays, As You Like It is usually called a 'Romantic Comedy', but it is much more than that - more complex, diverse and surprising. This Handbook accompanies the reader on a journey through this remarkable play: first surveying its surroundings (contemporary plays and theatrical conditions), then moving into the interior of the text, exploring in detail the variety of the play's imaginative and performative action and discovering that the world where As You Like It happens isn't the faraway, 'magical' Forest of Arden at all, but a more ordinary place full of much greater wonders: a theatre. There are also brief and helpful chapters on other…    
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 10/7/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

General Editor's Preface
The Text and Early Performances
Cultural Contexts and Sources
Commentary: the Play in Performance
Key Productions and Performances
The Play on Screen
Critical Assessments
Further Reading