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The Two Gentlemen of Verona - Stephen Orgel, A.R. Braunmuller, Mary Beth Rose, William Shakespeare
The Two Gentlemen of Verona
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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: 9780140714616 (0140714618)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 92
Edition language: English
Series: Folger Shakespeare Library
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Julian Meynell's Books
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0.0 Shakespeare's Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Two Gentlemen of Verona is probably one of Shakespeare's earliest plays. It's also one of those Shakespeare plays that people like to get their hate on for purely anachronistic reasons. In it, Shakespeare once again fails to parrot the morality of an uncritical middle class North American and ...
All the World's a Page
All the World's a Page rated it
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While The Two Gentlemen of Verona is likely the Bard at his consummate worst, it is also one of his early plays, and is not without enjoyment in its own right. Herein is the early development of some of his major themes in comedy: disguise, homosocial relations, friendship, betrayal, misguided love....
Grack21
Grack21 rated it
2.0 The Two Gentlemen of Verona (The Pelican Shakespeare)
Woo boy. That ending is pretty repulsive.
Reading Adler's List
Reading Adler's List rated it
2.0 Two Gentlemen Of Verona
Though considered a comedy, there wasn’t much to laugh about. There’s some humorous banter between the servants and some decent punning along the way. Lies, cross-dressing and love all seem to be surefire ingredients for some laughs, but it all seems rather heavy-handed as Proteus systematically b...
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