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 ... 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 a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books
Publish date: October 11th 2005
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 245
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Read For School
, English Literature
, 17th Century
I would guess this is a pretty obscure, rarely performed Shakespeare play these days, but back in his day it was really popular and it was revived quickly later in the 17th Century when the theatres re-opened after the plague had closed them. This shows a fairly big shift in taste, because Pericles ...
bookshelves: classic, fraudio, historical-fiction, play-dramatisation Read in December, 2008 Pericles - by William Shakespeare - BBC Radio Full-Cast Drama ----------------------------------------------------------------------Shakespeare's romantic adventure full of tyrants, incest, murder, knight...
Written as a pair with Independent PeopleReading Smiley on the back cover of Independent People:‘I can’t imagine any greater delight than coming to Independent People for the first time’ Really? I mean, REALLY????? Better than sex? Chocolate icecream??? What sort of life has Smiley lived that makes ...
PrefaceAlthough superficially similar in form, most scholars do not consider that the Abridged Pericles belongs to the Madelinian Canon; the most plausible theory holds that it was partly or wholly composed by an imitator, possibly a Manfred Reiner (the spelling is uncertain), who lived in Geneva ar...
There are hints of Greek tradition in Pericles, Prince of Tyre. Pericles wanders in his own odyssey and Euripidean pathos soaks everything. At least until the end. Pericles dries out to a stiff end. The good are rewarded and the bad punished. The trials endured by Pericles and his family lead...