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As you like it : authoritative text, sources and contexts, criticism

Author: William Shakespeare; Leah S Marcus
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2012.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Since its return to the London stage in 1740, As You Like It has delighted theatergoers, readers, and critics. Its heroine, Rosalind, is one of Shakespeare's greatest characters. The play's Forest of Arden setting and its focus on the relationship between natural occurrences and things created by humans (Shakespeare collectively termed these "art") provide us with access to debates in Renaissance England that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comedies
Pastoral drama
Comedy plays
Drama
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Leah S Marcus
ISBN: 9780393927627 0393927628
OCLC Number: 711051799
Description: xi, 467 pages : illustrations, music ; 22 cm.
Contents: The text of As You Like It --
Sources and contexts --
Rosalynde / Thomas Lodge --
The Benefit of a Liberal Education / Richard Pace --
Boundaries between Animal and Human / Keith Thomas --
Humans versus Animals / Michel de Montaigne --
How Sheep Devour the English / Sir Thomas More --
Enclosure, Vagrancy, and Sedition in the Tudor-Stuart Period / William C. Carroll --
Proto-ecological Epigrams / Thomas Bastard --
The Woeful Words of the Hart to the Hunter / George Gascoygne --
The Dangers of Theatrical Cross-Dressing / William Prynne --
Dressing Up as a Human / Erica Fudge --
The Comic Mode / Joseph W. Meeker --
Gloves / Walter Benjamin --
Criticism.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Responsibility: William Shakespeare ; edited by Leah S. Marcus.
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