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Measure for Measure Ed3 Arden

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Description for Measure for Measure Ed3 Arden Paperback. BIC Classification: DDS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Often described as one of Shakespeare’s ‘problem plays’, Measure for Measure explores issues of mercy and justice in corrupt Vienna. The Duke makes his strict moralistic deputy, Angelo, temporary leader of Vienna, while he disguises himself as a friar to witness all that ensues. In the comprehensive introduction to this new, fully-illustrated Arden edition, with commentary and notes from A. R. Braunmuller, Robert N. Watson explores the recent increased attention to the play and the shifting judgements of key characters such as the Duke and Isabella. He analyses the social foundations of these changes, their validity as readings ... Read more

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A. R. Braunmuller is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at UCLA, USA. Robert N. Watson is Associate Dean of Humanities and Distinguished Professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles, USA. He is the author of many award-winning books, including Back to Nature: The Green and the Real in the Late Renaissance and Shakespeare and the ... Read more

Reviews for Measure for Measure Ed3 Arden
Showcasing his characteristic combination of sophistication and clarity, Watson offers a model of lucid critical coverage and adjudication… Braunmuller and Watson's edition makes excellent use of recent performance history.
Times Literary Supplement
Offers lucid accounts of the play’s textual and performance history and provides a clear and reader-friendly text.
Shakespeare Survey
An exceptionally thorough, astute, lively, ... Read more

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