As You Like It: Texts and Contexts (Paperback)

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This edition of As You Like It reprints the Bevington edition of the play accompanied by four sets of thematically arranged primary documents and illustrations. Including pastoral poetry, ballads, diatribes, jest books, tracts, emblems, maps, and woodcuts, the documents contextualize pastoral conventions; hetero- and homoerotic desire; cross-dressing by boy players; the meanings of 'ganymede, ' folly, and fools; censorship and the risks of satire; and debates about gentility, manners, and education.

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William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English dramatist and poet.He isregarded as the greatest writer in the English language."
Product Details
ISBN: 9780312399320
ISBN-10: 0312399324
Publisher: Bedford Books
Publication Date: January 9th, 2014
Pages: 464
Language: English
Series: Bedford Series in Comparative History