All's Well That Ends Well
With new editors who have incorporated the most up-to-date scholarship, this revised Pelican Shakespeare series will be the premiere choice for students, professors, and general readers well into the twenty-first century. Each volume features: • Authoritative, reliable texts• High quality... show more
With new editors who have incorporated the most up-to-date scholarship, this revised Pelican Shakespeare series will be the premiere choice for students, professors, and general readers well into the twenty-first century. Each volume features: • Authoritative, reliable texts• High quality introductions and notes• New, more readable trade trim size• An essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare and essays on Shakespeare's life and the selection of texts
Publish date: August 1st 2001
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 160
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. ...