All's Well That Ends Well: Second Series

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Cengage Learning EMEA, Oct 12, 1967 - Drama - 152 pages
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The Arden Shakespeare is the established edition of Shakespeare's work. Justly celebrated for its authoritative scholarship and invaluable commentary, Arden guides you a richer understanding and appreciation of Shakespeare's plays. This edition of All's Well That Ends Well provides, a clear and authoritative text, detailed notes and commentary on the same page as the text, a full introduction discussing the critical and historical background to the play and appendices presenting sources and relevant extracts.
 

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User Review  - GlennBell - LibraryThing

Witty, clever but difficult to understand the meaning of some discussion due to the use of obsolete or obscure wording. Mildly recommended for the historical value of a classical author. Read full review

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User Review  - nmhale - LibraryThing

Sometimes designated as a problem play, this comedy ends with the typical marriage and reconciliation, but the resolution feels far from happy. The story concerns Helena and Bertram as the main couple ... Read full review

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Contents

PREFACE
vii
ABBREVIATIONS
ix
INTRODUCTION
xi
2 The Date
xviii
3 The Source
xxv
4 Critical Introduction
xxix
5 The Verse
lvi
ALLS WELL THAT ENDS WELL
1
Giletta of Narbona the thirtyeight novel of William Painters The Palace of Pleasure
145
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William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English dramatist, poet, and actor, generally regarded as the greatest playwright of all time.

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