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Pericles - William Shakespeare
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780671669140 (0671669141)
Publisher: Washington Square Press
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 ...
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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
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 ...
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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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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...
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