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The life of Timon of Athens

Author: William Shakespeare; Thomas Middleton; John Jowett
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
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"Timon of Athens is a bitterly intriguing study of a fabulously rich man who wastes his wealth on his friends, and, when he is finally impoverished, learns to despise humanity with a hatred that drives him to his grave. Its response to matters topical in Jacobean London sharpens its thrust as satire. Yet the setting in ancient Athens allows it to read as a timeless fable, deeply relevant to a modern society that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Tragedies
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Thomas Middleton; John Jowett
ISBN: 0198129386 9780198129387 0192814974 9780192814975
OCLC Number: 54677650
Description: ix, 370 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; Editorial Procedures ; The Life of Timon of Athens ; Appendix A - Lineation Notes ; Appendix B - Narrative Source Materials ; Appendix C - Middleton Forms Table ; Appendix D - Major Productions
Other Titles: Timon of Athens
Responsibility: by William Shakespeare and Thomas Middleton ; edited by John Jowett.
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