Modern Library, Paperback, 9780812969429, 226pp.
Publication Date: September 13, 2011
As chimney-sweepers, come to dust.
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this classic tragedy in which nothing is as it seems.
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES:
an original Introduction to Cymbeline
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.
“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