Shakespeare's Problem Plays: All's Well That Ends Well, Measure for Measure, Troilus and Cressida (New Casebooks Series)

Shakespeare's Problem Plays: All's Well That Ends Well, Measure for Measure, Troilus and Cressida (New Casebooks Series)

by Simon Barker
     
 

This New Casebook offers a selection of contemporary readings of Shakespeare's "problem plays", All's Well That Ends Well, Measure for Measure, and Troilus and Cressida, reflecting the diversity of late twentieth-century theory and the controversy that continues to be generated by these plays. Issues discussed include the meaning of the

Overview

This New Casebook offers a selection of contemporary readings of Shakespeare's "problem plays", All's Well That Ends Well, Measure for Measure, and Troilus and Cressida, reflecting the diversity of late twentieth-century theory and the controversy that continues to be generated by these plays. Issues discussed include the meaning of the term "problem play," their historical context, political and cultural significance, and issues of staging and theater history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333654279
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
07/15/2005
Series:
New Casebooks
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

Meet the Author

Simon Barker is Principal Lecturer in English, University of Gloucestershire.

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