The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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Penguin, Feb 1, 2000 - Drama - 224 pages
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“They do not love that do not show their love.”
—Two Gentlemen of Verona
 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of the classic comedy of courtship and delicious rivalry.
 
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES:
 
• an original Introduction to Two Gentlemen of Verona
• 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.
 

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User Review  - amerynth - LibraryThing

While "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" is not considered one of William Shakespeare's greatest works, I still found it to be a pretty enjoyable play. It was one of the bard's earlier comedies so much of ... Read full review

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

One rates Shakespeare plays to acknowledge that in art, there are varying responses to the same work. For the drama, "Is this the right director and cast, are the costumes correct, did the spirit of ... Read full review

Contents

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE OF STRATFORDUPONAVON GENTLEMAN
THE QUESTION OF AUTHORSHIP
Books About the Shakespeare Texts
I1Enter Valentine and Proteus
I2Enter Julia and Lucetta
II1Enter Valentine and Speed
II2Enter Proteus and Julia
II3Enter Launce leading a dog
III1Enter Duke Thurio and Proteus
III2Enter Duke and Thurio
IV1Enter Valentine Speed and certain Outlaws
IV2Enter Proteus
IV3Enter Eglamour
IV4Enter Launce with his dog
V1Enter Eglamour
V2Enter Thurio Proteus and Julia disguised as a boy

II4Enter Valentine Silvia Thurio and Speed
II5Enter Speed and Launce
II6Enter Proteus solus
II7Enter Julia and Lucetta
V3Enter Silvia led by Outlaws
V4Enter Valentine
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