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Falstaff

Author: Andrew Porter; William Shakespeare; Giuseppe Verdi; Arrigo Boito
Publisher: London : John Calder ; New York : Riverrun Press, 1982. ©1982
Series: Opera guide, 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Librettos
Drama
Named Person: Giuseppe Verdi; Giuseppe Verdi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Porter; William Shakespeare; Giuseppe Verdi; Arrigo Boito
ISBN: 071453921X 9780714539218
OCLC Number: 8949963
Language Note: Essays in English; parallel Italian libretto and English translation.
Notes: Includes the libretto by Arrigo Boito, principally from Shakespeare's The merry wives of Windsor, with an English translation by Andrew Porter, and other commentaries.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction / nicholas John --
A lyric comedy unlike any other / Michael Rose --
Full of nimble, fiery and delectable shapes / David Cairns --
Translating Falstaff / Andrew Porter --
Thematic guide --
Falstaff / libretto by Arrigo Boito ; English translation by Andrew Porter.
Series Title: Opera guide, 10.
Responsibility: Giuseppe Verdi.

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