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As you like it /
William Shakespeare ; edited by H. J. Oliver.
Harmondsworth [Middlesex] : Penguin, 1975, c1968.
[202] p. : music. ; 19 cm. --
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Harmondsworth [Middlesex] : Penguin, 1975, c1968.
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Bibliography: p. 43-[45]
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Appeared in Library Journal on 2000-11-01:
This pair of comedies join Penguins newly revamped "Pelican Shakespeare" series. Like the others in the line, these offer the full text of the play plus scholarly notes, an introduction, and other goodies. Outstanding for the price. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
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With its explorations of sexual ambivalence, As You Like It speaks directly to the twenty-first century. Juliet Dusinberre demonstrates that Rosalind's authority in the play grows from new ideas about women and reveals that Shakespeare's heroine reinvents herself for every age. But the play is also deeply rooted in Elizabethan culture and through it Shakespeare addresses some of the hotly debated issues of the period.
Table of Contents
Editors' Prefacep. ix
Shakespeare's As You Like Itp. xiii
Reading Shakespeare's Language: As You Like Itp. xv
Shakespeare's Lifep. xxviii
Shakespeare's Theaterp. xxxix
The Publication of Shakespeare's Playsp. xlviii
An Introduction to This Textp. lii
As You Like It (Text of the Play with Commentary)p. 1
Longer Notesp. 207
Textual Notesp. 223
As You Like It: A Modern Perspectivep. 231
Further Readingp. 243
Key to Famous Lines and Phrasesp. 261
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