Troilus and Cressida
The Signet Classics edition of William Shakespeare's vision of the Trojan War.
This story of doomed love explores the relationship between Troilus, a prince of Troy, and Cressida, the daughter of a Trojan traitor. An unconvential tragedy set against the complex backdrop of war, it is considered one of Shakespeare's most problematic plays.
This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:
* An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater
* A special introduction to the play by the editor, Daniel Seltzer
* Sources from which Shakespeare derived Troilus and Cressida
* Dramatic criticism from S. L. Bethell, D. A. Traversi, Reuben A. Brower, and others
* A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions
* Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text
* And more...
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