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The two gentlemen of Verona

Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: London : Blackie & Son, 1905.
Series: Red letter Shakespeare.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Professor Schlueter approaches this early Shakespearean comedy as a parody of two types of Renaissance educational fiction: the love-quest story and the test-of-friendship story, which by their combination show pitfalls of high-flown human ideals. A thoroughly researched, illustrated stage history reveals changing conceptions of the play, which has tempted many nineteenth and twentieth century directors and actors,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare
OCLC Number: 324993459
Description: 107 pages ; 16 cm.
Series Title: Red letter Shakespeare.
Responsibility: [William Shakespeare].

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Professor Schlueter approaches this early Shakespearean comedy as a parody of two types of Renaissance educational fiction: the love-quest story and the test-of-friendship story, which by their combination show pitfalls of high-flown human ideals. A thoroughly researched, illustrated stage history reveals changing conceptions of the play, which has tempted many nineteenth and twentieth century directors and actors, who often fail, nevertheless, to come to terms with the play's subversive impetus.

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