All's Well That Ends Well
FOLGER Shakespeare Library The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies Each edition includes: • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play • Scene-by-scene plot summaries ... show more
FOLGER Shakespeare Library The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies Each edition includes: • Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play • Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play • Scene-by-scene plot summaries • A key to famous lines and phrases • An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language • An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play • Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books Essay by David McCandless The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit www.folger.edu.
Publish date: January 1st 2006
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
I believe some-one who reads my reviews wanted me not to spoil this play - well I'm gonna, so stop reading now if you don't want to know any plot details!This is considered one of the "problem" play, as far as I can tell, because it doesn't really fit neatly into any of the standard genres of the pe...
All's Well that Ends Well is a startling play and Shakespeare at close to his most experimental. It is closely related to Measure for Measure, but I think it is a better and more complex play than that. It is another example, one of many, of Shakespeare undermining the conventions of comedy and wh...
Not much to say about this one. I'd forgotten how hard Shakespeare can be to read. I really liked the ending and it was nice to see the man as the one given away. Hard not to feel a little sorry for him but he acted like a spoiled brat. You're married, deal with it!
Another jaded love story that comes after Shakespeare’s Troilius and Cressida. Helena has eyes for Bertram and Bertram has his eyes on war and glory and, in short order, an Italian girl. Helena pursues, Bertram evades, Helena conspires and Bertram is won. But it is a pyrrhic victory for Helena. ...