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The merry wives of Windsor

Author: William Shakespeare; T W Craik
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Merry Wives of Windsor was almost certainly required at short notice for a court occasion in 1597. T. W. Craik discusses the play's probable occasion, its relationship to Shakespeare's English  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Drama
Comedies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Merry wives of Windsor.
Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989
(OCoLC)605934904
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; T W Craik
ISBN: 0198129297 9780198129295 0192814575 9780192814579
OCLC Number: 18560420
Description: ix, 242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Shakespear's garter play: the occasion and the date of The merry wives of Windsor --
Shakespear'es English comedy: the substance and the dramatic structure of the play --
Interpretations, critical and teahtrical, of the play --
The quarto and folio texts --
Editoral procedures --
The merry wives of Windsor --
The textual crux at 1.1.19-20 --
Evan's song in act 3, scene 1 --
Falstaff's disguise as Herne the hunter --
Alterations to lineation of the folio.
Responsibility: edited by T.W. Craik.
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'Craik is as good an advocate as one could wish for The Merry Wives, ... his disapproval of 'irony-obsessed' critics who are determined to deny it a happy ending is admirable'English Studies, Volume Read more...

 
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