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All’s Well That Ends Well

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Oct 04, 2005 | 288 Pages

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Praise

“A remarkable edition, one that makes Shakespeare’s extraordinary accomplishment more vivid than ever.”—James Shapiro, professor, Columbia University, bestselling author of A Year in the Life of Shakespeare: 1599
 
“A feast of literary and historical information.”—The Wall Street Journal

Table Of Contents

Shakespeare: All’s Well That Ends WellShakespeare: An Overview
Biographical Sketch / A Note on the Anti-Stratfordians, Especially Baconians and Oxfordians / The Shakespeare Canon / Shakespeare’s English / Shakespeare’s Theater / A Note on the Use of Boy Actors in Female Roles / Shakespeare’s Dramatic Language: Costumes, Gestures and Silences; Prose and Poetry / The Play Text as a Collaboration / Editing Texts / Shakespeare on the Stage

Introduction
All’s Well That Ends Well
Textual Note
The Source of All’s Well That Ends Well
William Painter From The Palace of Pleasure

Commentaries
Samuel Johnson From The Plays of William Shakespeare
M.C. Bradbrook From Shakespeare and Elizabethan Poetry
Joseph Westlund Longing, Idealization, and Sadness in All’s Well That Ends Well
Bruce Smith What Doing It in the Dark, Without Words, Tells Us About Early Modern Sexuality
Sylvan Barnet All’s Well That Ends Well on Stage and Screen

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