Love's labor's lost; The two gentlemen of Verona, The merry wives of Windsor

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New American Library, Mar 4, 1986 - Literary Criticism - 531 pages
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"The New Folger is an edition that all serious Shakespeare students will want to read and accumulate, and one that many teachers of Shakespeare will surely judge the best available." -- The Shakespeare Newsletter The havoc wrought on lovers by magic in "A Midsummer Night's Dream," the furious battle of the sexes waged in "The Taming of the Shrew," and a stranded woman finding her way in a man's world in "Twelfth Night" -- this collection of three of Shakespeare's greatest comedies is based on the acclaimed individual Folger editions of the plays. The present volume offers accurate texts in modern spelling, full explanatory notes, and scene-by-scene action summaries.

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Contents

Introduction
xxiii
Loves Labors Lost 35
104
Textual Note
147
Copyright

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William Shakespeare lived between 1552-1616, but his work endures and is enjoyed the world over.

D. FENNELL EVANS, PhD, is Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Director of the Center for Interfacial Engineering at the University of Minnesota. HAKAN WENNERSTRAM, PhD, is Professor of Chemistry at the Chemical Center of the University of Lund, Sweden.

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