Romeo And Juliet: Third Series

Romeo And Juliet: Third Series

by William Shakespeare
     
 

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This major new edition of Shakespeare's greatest tragedy of love argues that the play is ultimately Juliet's. It's richly illustrated introduction looks at the play's exceptionally beautiful and complex language and focuses on the figure of Juliet as being at its center. Rene Weis also discusses the play's critical, stage, and film history, including West Side

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This major new edition of Shakespeare's greatest tragedy of love argues that the play is ultimately Juliet's. It's richly illustrated introduction looks at the play's exceptionally beautiful and complex language and focuses on the figure of Juliet as being at its center. Rene Weis also discusses the play's critical, stage, and film history, including West Side Story and Baz Lurhmann's seminal film adaptation. This authoritative edition from a leading scholar gives the reader a penetrating and wide-ranging insight into this ever-popular play.

Like every Arden edition, it includes expertly edited play text and on-page commentary notes discussing issues of staging, theme, meaning, and Shakespeare's use of his sources to give the reader deep and engaging insights into the play.

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“Rene Weis's Romeo and Juliet lives up to the high standards of the Arden Shakespeare, with an extensive introduction, expansive editorial glosses, and even a facsimile reproduction of Q1 in an appendix.” —Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr., Rice University
Garrett A. Sullivan

Rene Weis's Romeo and Juliet lives up to the high standards of the Arden Shakespeare, with an extensive introduction, expansive editorial glosses, and even a facsimile reproduction of Q1 in an appendix.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781903436912
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
07/15/2012
Series:
Arden Shakespeare Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
350
Sales rank:
266,855
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

René Weis is a professor of English at University College London and a distinguished editor and biographer of Shakespeare.

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