As You Like It From 1600 To The Present

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This essay collection offers a lengthy introduction describing trends in criticism and theatrical interpretation of As You Like It. Twenty-six major essays on the play, including several written especially for this volume highlight the work, coupled with twenty-three reviews of various productions, ranging from 1741 to 1919. Edward Tomarken edited this valuable collection with a contents that includes pieces by Samuel Johnson, Charles Gildon, J. Payne Collier, Denton J. Snider, Charles Wingate, Victor O. ...
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Overview

This essay collection offers a lengthy introduction describing trends in criticism and theatrical interpretation of As You Like It. Twenty-six major essays on the play, including several written especially for this volume highlight the work, coupled with twenty-three reviews of various productions, ranging from 1741 to 1919. Edward Tomarken edited this valuable collection with a contents that includes pieces by Samuel Johnson, Charles Gildon, J. Payne Collier, Denton J. Snider, Charles Wingate, Victor O. Freeburg, J.B. Priestly, Cumberland Clark, Margaret Maurer and others.
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"Particularly recommended for those considering staging the play, most likely at a college theatre." Biblioth que d'Humanisme et Renaissance
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415874328
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/17/2009
  • Series: Shakespeare Criticism Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 672
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.42 (d)

Table of Contents

Critical Essays

Remarks on the Plays of Shakespeare, Charles Gildon
• Love in a Forest, Charles Johnson
• The Plays of William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson
• The Dramatic Censor; or, Critical Companion, Francis Gentleman
• Notes to As You Like It, Edward Capell
• A Specimen of a Commentary on Shakespeare, Walter Whiter
• The Works of William Shakespeare, J. Payne Collier
• Shakespeare Commentaries, Dr. G. G. Gervinus
• Shakespeare's Dramatic Art, Hermann P. Ulrici
• System of Shakespeare's Dramas, Denton J. Snider
• Miss Grace Latham on Rosalind, Celia, and Helen, W. E. Henley
• Some of Shakespeare's Female Characters, Helena Faucit, Lady Martin
• Shakespeare's Heroines, Charles Wingate
• William Shakespeare: A Critical Study, Georg Brandes
• William Shakespeare, John Masefield
• The Culminating Comedies, C. Herford
• Shakespeare as a Playwright, Brander Matthews
• Disguise Plots in Elizabethan Drama, Victor O. Freeburg
• Shakespeare's Use of Song, Richmond Noble
• The English Comic Characters, J. B. Priestley
• Shakespeare and His Plays from a Woman's Point of View, Rosa E. Grindon
• Shakespeare's Way, Frederick C. Kolbe
• Shakespeare and Psychology, Cumberland Clark
• Shakespearian Comedy and Other Studies, George Gordon
• Facing the Music in Arden: "'Twas I, But 'Tis Not I", Margaret Maurer

Reviews

The Gentleman's Magazine, 1741
The Times 7 February 1786
London Gazette, 18 February 1786
The Times, 12 December 1788
The Times, 23 September 1789
The Times 21 November 1789
The Times, 3 October 1842
The Athenaeum, July 1890
• Shaw on Shakespeare, George Bernard Shaw
• The Stage Shakespeare, Austin Brereton
• The Story of My Life, Ellen Terry
The Times, April 23, 1919
• A Definition of Arden, Bamber Gascoigne
• Shakespearean Comedy and Some Eighteenth Century Actresses, Jeanne Addison Roberts
• Players of Shakespeare, Philip Brockbank, ed.
• Watching Shakespeare, Anthony R. Dawson
• On Directing Shakespeare, Ralph Berry
As You Like It and the Perils of Pastoral, J. C. Bulman
• Reflections Arising from Recent Productions of Love's Labour's Lost and As You Like It, Glynne Wickham
• Staging Shakespeare: Seminars on Production Problems, Suzanne Bloch
• Taint Not They Mind-problems and Pitfalls in Staging Plays at the Globe, Alan C. Dessen
• The Televised Shakespeare Canon, Susan Willis
As You Like It-Performance and Reception, Michael Jamieson

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