Much Ado about Nothing (Critical Studies, Penguin)

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9780140771930: Much Ado about Nothing (Critical Studies, Penguin)

An international team of scholars offers: modernised, easily accessible texts ample but unobtrusive academic guidance attention to the theatrical qualities of each play and its stage history informative illustrations, including reconstructions of early performances Much Ado has always been popular on the stage. This edition pays special attention to the history and range of theatrical interpretation. The most famous actors, from the time of Garrick to the present, have appeared as the sparring lovers Beatrice and Benedick. In recent times the play's matched plots of two pairs of lovers have been of interest to feminist critics. A full commentary includes annotation of the many sexual jokes in the play that have been obscured by the complexity of Elizabethan language.

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A revised edition of the Arden Third Series play, edited by leading scholar Claire McEachern.

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