As You Like It (Shakespeare in Production Series)

As You Like It (Shakespeare in Production Series)

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As You Like It (Shakespeare in Production Series)

Providing a detailed history of the play in production, both on stage and on screen, this volume's introduction demonstrates how changing conceptions of gender roles have affected the portrayal of Rosalind. The striking differences between the British tradition and the freer treatment the play has received abroad are discussed, as well as the politics of "court" versus "country." Printed alongside the New Cambridge edition of the text, the commentary draws on primary sources to illuminate how costuming, stage business, design, and directorial choices have affected the play's performance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521786492
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/30/2004
Series: Shakespeare in Production Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 262
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Table of productions; Introduction; Text and commentary; Bibliography.

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