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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Author: William Shakespeare; G Blakemore Evans
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
"Professor Evans helps the reader to visualise [sic] the stage action of Romeo and Juliet, a vital element in the play's significance and useful to students approaching it for the first time. The history of the play in the theatre is accompanied by illustrations of notable productions from the eighteenth century onwards. A lucid commentary alerts the reader to the difficulties of language, thought and staging"--Page  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Tragedies
Tragedies (Drama)
Named Person: Romeo, (Fictitious character); Juliet, (Fictitious character); Juliet, (Fictitious character); Romeo, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; G Blakemore Evans
ISBN: 0521825466 9780521825467 0521532531 9780521532532
OCLC Number: 51294083
Description: xii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Abbreviations and conventions --
Introduction --
The date --
Sources and structure --
The tragic pattern --
Language, style and imagery --
The characters --
Romeo and Juliet in the theatre --
Recent developments in criticism and production / by Thomas Moisan --
Note on the text --
List of characters --
The play --
Supplementary notes --
Textual analysis --
Appendix: Brooke's Romeus --
Reading list.
Responsibility: edited by G. Blakemore Evans.
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For this second edition of Romeo and Juliet Thomas Moisan has written a new introductory section focusing on recent scholarly criticism and contemporary performances of the play. The edition retains  Read more...


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