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The Merry Wives of Windsor

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The Merry Wives of Windsor

By William Shakespeare; William Green (Editor); Sylvan Barnet (Editor)

Signet Book, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780451529961, 256pp.

Publication Date: January 3, 2006

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Description
Why, then the world's mine oyster.
The Merry Wives of Windsor

Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this popular comedy of love, laughter, and merriment along with more than a hundred pages of exclusive features, including
an original Introduction to The Merry Wives of Windsor
incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and analysis with vital facts about the work
commentary on past and current productions based on interviews with leading directors, actors, and designers
photographs of key RSC productions
an overview of Shakespeare's theatrical career and chronology of his plays
Ideal for students, theater professionals, and general readers, these modern and accessible editions from the Royal Shakespeare Company set a new standard in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.


About the Author
William Shakespeare(1564 1616)was apoet, playwright, and actor who is widely regarded as one of the mostinfluential writers in the history of the English language. Often referred to as the Bard of Avon, Shakespeare's vast body of work includescomedic, tragic, and historical plays;poems; and 154 sonnets.His dramatic works have been translated into every major language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright."
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