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Measure for Measure
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Arden Shakespeare
Publication date October 1, 1998
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780174434771
ISBN-10 0174434774
Dimensions 0.75 by 5 by 8 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $13.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Since the rediscovery of Elizabethan stage conditions early this century, admiration for Measure for Measure has steadily risen. It is now a favorite with the critics and has attracted widely different styles of performance. At one extreme the play is seen as a religious allegory, at the other it has been interpreted as a comedy protesting against power and privilege. Brian Gibbons focuses on the unique tragi-comic experience of watching the play, the intensity and excitement offered by its dramatic rhythm, the reversals and surprises that shock the audience even to the end. The introduction describes the play's critical reception and stage history and how these have varied according to prevailing social, moral and religious issues, which were highly sensitive when

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With Patrick Senecal, William Shakespeare | Reprint edition from Arden Shakespeare (October 1, 1998); titled "Measure for Measure"
9780174434771 | details & prices | 5.00 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $13.95
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