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Pericles - Stephen Orgel, William Shakespeare
Pericles
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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
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140714692 (0140714693)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
3.0 Pericles, William Shakespeare
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 ...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.5 Pericles / William Shakespeare
Probably not one of the best among Shakespeare’s plays, this romance is still quite enjoyable. The version which I saw was recorded in 2015 at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival (Stratford, Ontario, Canada). It was extremely well acted and the presentation was beautiful. Instead of employing John Go...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 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...
A little tea, a little chat
A little tea, a little chat rated it
4.0
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 ...
Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
3.0
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...
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