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The comedy of errors / William Shakespeare ; edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen ; introduction by Jonathan Bate.

Title
The comedy of errors / William Shakespeare ; edited by Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen ; introduction by Jonathan Bate.
Author
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Publication
New York : Modern Library, 2011.

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Additional Authors
  • Bate, Jonathan
  • Rasmussen, Eric, 1960-
  • Royal Shakespeare Company
Description
xxii, 146 p. : ill.; 21 cm.
Summary
Presents one of Shakespeare's earliest plays about the mistaken identity of two sets of twins. This volume includes the full text of the play, plus an introduction to the play, a scene-by-scene analysis, commentary on past and current productions, photographs of key RSC productions, and an overview of Shakespeare's theatrical career and chronology of his plays.
Series Statement
  • The RSC Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Works. 2008. Modern Library
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Comedies
  • Comedy plays
  • Drama
Note
  • Includes bibliographical references ([142]-144).
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 142-144).
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Introduction. Plautus translated ; Farce, comedy, and identity: the critics debate -- About the text -- Key facts -- The Comedy of Errors -- Textual notes -- Scene-by-scene analysis -- "The Comedy of Errors" in performance: The RSC and beyond. Four centuries of "The Comedy of Errors": an overview ; At the RSC ; The director's cut: interviews with Paul Hunter, Nancy Meckler, and Tim Supple -- Shakespeare's career in the theater. Beginnings ; Playhouses ; The ensembles at work ; The king's man -- Shakespeare's works: a chronology -- Further reading and viewing.
ISBN
  • 9780812969337 (pbk.)
  • 0812969332 (pbk.)
LCCN
^^2011282401
OCLC
  • 471792608
  • SCSB-12368007
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library