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As You Like It - William Shakespeare
As You Like It
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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... show more
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 an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play • Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books Essay by Susan Snyder 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.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780743484862 (074348486X)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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4.0 As You Like It de William Shakespeare
La traición y enemistad entre el Duke Frederick, el hermano usurpador, y Duke Senior, el hermano usurpado, no es compartido por sus respectivas hijas, Celia y Rosalind, quienes deciden escapar juntas a un bosque alejado con un fiel bufón y con nuestra heroína, Rosalind, vestida de hombre para proteg...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
5.0 Shakespeare's Accurately Titled Play - As You Like It
What a strange and wonderful play. It feels almost as if Shakespeare is satirizing himself and his audience, and the clue is in the play. The play starts out as by setting up good guys and bad guys and then the action moves off to the forest of Arden where it becomes entirely a silly romance. It ...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
4.5 A pastoral comedy with shades of Robin Hood
Back when I first read this play for university English I didn't think all that much of it because I had simply thrown it in with that collection of boring Shakespearian plays called 'The Comedy's' (not that I found all of the comedy's boring, just most of them because there were, in my opinion, sim...
Beyond the Pages
Beyond the Pages rated it
3.0 As You Like It
After reading Richard III and Othello recently, this light-hearted comedy seemed a bit tame. As You Like It is typically partnered with Twelfth Night, both known for their cross-dressing. As You Like It revolves around a Duke's banishment by his brother, forcing him into the Forest of Arden where it...
O! what Man will do fore a Rime!
O! what Man will do fore a Rime! rated it
3.0 As You Like It by William Shakespeare
Love is merely a madness, and, I tell you, deserves as well a dark house and a whip as madmen do: and the reason why they are not so punished and cured is that the lunacy is so ordinary that the whippers are in love too. - Rosalind As You Like It 3.2, ll. 362-365 Note: The review below was taken...
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