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As you like it

Shakespeare, William, 1564-16162006
Books, Manuscripts
With its explorations of sexual ambivalence, As You Like It speaks directly to the 21st century. Dusinberre demonstrates that Rosalind's authority in the play grows from new ideas about women and reveals that Shakespeare's heroine reinvents herself
Main title:
As you like it / by William Shakespeare, edited by Juliet Dusinberre
London Arden Shakespeare 2006
The Arden Shakespeare
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: A brief view of the play -- Fictions of gender -- Rosalind and the boy actor -- Later Rosalinds -- Celia -- Orlando -- Phoebe and Audrey -- Date -- The Forest of Arden -- 'Well, this is the Forest of Arden' -- The hunt -- Robin Hood and his merry men -- Staging the Forest of Arden -- Early foresters -- The Earl of Essex -- Thomas Morley -- Realms of gold -- Shakespeare and Thomas Lodge -- Shakespeare and Sidney -- Harington, Ariosto and Rabelais -- Golden worlds -- Pastoral -- Genre: entertainments for Elizabeth -- Corin and Touchstone -- Borderlands: love and politics -- A wise man and a fool: Jaques and Touchstone -- 'A speaking picture': readers and painters -- Text -- The staying order -- The Folio text: provenance and editorial practices -- Text and performance -- Epilogue: 'All the world's a stage' -- As You Like It -- Appendix 1: A court epilogue, Shrovetide 1599 -- Appendix 2: Casting and doubling -- Appendix 3: Ben Jonson, As You Like It and the 'War of the Theatres' -- Appendix 4: The Douai manuscript -- Appendix 5:' Political after-lives: Veracini's opera Rosalinda (1744) and Charles Johnson's Love in a Forest (1723)
9781904271222 (pbk)
Dewey class:
822.33 ASY
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