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The two gentlemen of Verona

Author: William Shakespeare; Arthur Quiller-Couch, Sir
Publisher: London : Cambridge University Press, 1955.
Series: The works of Shakespeare
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView 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: Problems, exercises, etc
Drama
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Arthur Quiller-Couch, Sir
OCLC Number: 66085164
Notes: 1e dr.: 1921.
Description: xix, 110 p. ; 18 cm.
Series Title: The works of Shakespeare
Responsibility: [William Shakespeare ; ed. by Arthur Quiller-Couch and John Dover Wilson].

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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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