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The Cambridge introduction to Shakespeare's comedies / Penny Gay.

By: Gay, Penny, 1945-
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge introductions to literaturePublisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008Description: ix, 153 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780521856683 (hbk.); 052185668X (hbk.); 9780521672696 (pbk.); 0521672694 (pbk.)Subject(s): Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Comedies | English drama (Comedy) -- History and criticismDDC classification: 822.33 LOC classification: PR2981 | .G39 2008Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only
Contents:
Introduction : comedy as idea and practice -- Farce : The comedy of errors, The taming of the shrew, The merry wives of Windsor -- Courtly lovers and the real world : Two gentlemen of Verona, A midsummer night's dream, The merchant of Venice -- Comedy and language : Love's labour's lost -- Romantic comedy : Much ado about nothing, As you like it, Twelfth night -- Problematic plots and endings : clowning and comedy post-Hamlet : Measure for measure, All's well that ends well, The winter's tale, Cymbeline, The tempest -- The afterlives of Shakespeare's comedies.
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Books Books Centeral Library
First floor - Languages
822.33 G.P.C 2008 (Browse shelf) Available 11221-1

Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-150) and index.

Introduction : comedy as idea and practice -- Farce : The comedy of errors, The taming of the shrew, The merry wives of Windsor -- Courtly lovers and the real world : Two gentlemen of Verona, A midsummer night's dream, The merchant of Venice -- Comedy and language : Love's labour's lost -- Romantic comedy : Much ado about nothing, As you like it, Twelfth night -- Problematic plots and endings : clowning and comedy post-Hamlet : Measure for measure, All's well that ends well, The winter's tale, Cymbeline, The tempest -- The afterlives of Shakespeare's comedies.

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