Troilus and Cressida
FOLGER Shakespeare Library The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies 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... show more
FOLGER Shakespeare Library The world's leading center for Shakespeare studies 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 9th 2007
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
Well, this is Shakespeare's version of the Iliad (part of it, anyway). There also two characters, Troilus and Cressida, who are split apart by the shortcomings of the Trojan War, and...You know, I'm not going to into too much detail. I loved the Iliad. I'm a Greek mythology nut. I was SO hyped that ...
I've tried reading Troilus and Cressida a few times, but haven't been able to make it through. I listened to this on audiobook (published by Arkangel Complete Shakespeare), and it was extremely well acted, which made the story much easier to follow. I found this to be an emotional and dramatic pla...
obviously not one of Shakespeare's Great works, but certainly better than much out there. too bad nobody gives it more than 3 stars
This is one of Shakespeare's stranger plays, and though the characters of the title do play a role in the play albeit it is a quite minor one. The play is set during the Trojan War and basically follows the plot of the Illiad, though Shakespeare adds some quite comic twists to the main characters. ...
Moral of the story: Hector, (and Cesar) should have listened to the women.
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