Measure For Measure

Measure For Measure

by William Shakespeare, Shakespeare William Shakespeare
     
 

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Clowns and magistrates, nuns and prostitutes, saints and sinners-all

> take the stage in Measure for Measure, Shakespeare's provocative

> meditation on justice, law, and mercy. This modernized text, newly

> edited from the First Folio (1623), provides a complete record of

> textual notes and ample commentary. Concise and helpful appendices

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Clowns and magistrates, nuns and prostitutes, saints and sinners-all

> take the stage in Measure for Measure, Shakespeare's provocative

> meditation on justice, law, and mercy. This modernized text, newly

> edited from the First Folio (1623), provides a complete record of

> textual notes and ample commentary. Concise and helpful appendices

> discuss language and rhetoric, sources and adaptations, the play in

> performance, and characters; they include a fully annotated

> bibliography of print and Internet sources. An accompanying website

> off ers additional resources: www.loyola.edu/measure. Through "Aperio

> Series: Loyola Humane Texts," Loyola College in Maryland publishes

> important and illuminating Humanities texts that have been edited,

> annotated, and/or translated by the College's students in

> collaboration with faculty. Students work with faculty to design and

> publish the texts. The texts are intended for all readers but should

> be of particular interest and use to college students and classes.

> Contributors: Jedidiah D. Adams, Sarah P. Biernacki, Hannah W.

> Blauvelt, Amanda H. Cammarata, Alison J. Koentje, Brian J. Olszak,

> Daniel J. Procaccini, Paul J. Zajac. Edited by Robert S. Miola

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934074268
Publisher:
Apprentice House
Publication date:
01/15/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Sales rank:
991,957
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.55(d)

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