Shakespeare's Comedy of Love

Kobo ebook | October 11, 2013

byAlexander Leggatt

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First published in 1987.
This study removes some of the critical puzzles that Shakespeare's comedies of love have posed in the past. The author shows that what distinguishes the comedies is not their similarity but their variety - the way in which each play is a new combination of essentially similar ingredients, so that, for example, the boy/girl changes in The Merchant of Venice are seen to have a quite different significance from those in As You Like It.

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First published in 1987. This study removes some of the critical puzzles that Shakespeare's comedies of love have posed in the past. The author shows that what distinguishes the comedies is not their similarity but their variety - the way in which each play is a new combination of essentially similar ingredients, so that, for example, ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:October 11, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1136556567

ISBN - 13:9781136556562

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