ISBN 9781107669871,As You Like It

As You Like It



Cambridge University Press

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9781107669871

ISBN-10 1107669871


Number of Pages 240 Pages
Language (English)

English Learning & Teaching

Shakespeare S As You Like It Can Appear Bright Or Sombre In Performance: A Feast Of Language And A Delight For Comic Actors; Or A Risk-Taking Exploration Of Gender Roles. This Updated Edition Provides An Account Of What Makes This Popular Play Both Innocent And Dangerous. There Is A Section On Recent Critical, Stage And Film Interpretations Of The Play, An Updated Reading List And A New Appendix On An Early Court Performance Of As You Like It In 1599. Mapping The Complexities Of The Play S Setting A No Man S Land Related To Both France And England, The Edition Also Includes Detailed Commentary On Its Language And An Analytical Account Of Performance.