Much Ado about Nothing
Set in a courtly world of masked revels and dances, this play turns on the archetypal story of a lady falsely accused of unfaithfulness, spurned by her bridegroom, and finally vindicated and reunited with him. Villainy, schemes, and deceits threaten to darken the brilliant humor and sparkling wordplay–but the hilarious counterplot of a warring couple, Beatrice and Benedick, steals the scene as the two are finally tricked into admitting their love for each other in Shakespeare's superb comedy of manners.
Each Edition Includes:
• Comprehensive explanatory notes
• Vivid introductions and the most up-to-date scholarship
• Clear, modernized spelling and punctuation, enabling contemporary readers to understand the Elizabethan English
• Completely updated, detailed bibliographies and performance histories
• An interpretive essay on film adaptations of the play, along with an extensive filmography
From the Paperback edition.
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Review: Much Ado About NothingUser Review - Daisy - Goodreads
A really amusing and well done play. Thoroughly enjoyed it. My only slight issue was that I don't think I attached emotionally to the characters as much as in some of Shakespeare's other plays ... Read full review
Review: Much Ado About NothingUser Review - Sarah Clapp - Goodreads
Beatrice is such a great character. I so much enjoy her relationship and repartee with Benedick. They can be seen as equals, balancing each other though showing conflict with their stubbornness and ... Read full review