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William Shakespeare - Cymbeline: Third Series (Arden Shakespeare) - 9781904271307 - V9781904271307
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Cymbeline: Third Series (Arden Shakespeare)

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In Cymbeline, Ancient Britain's female heir to the throne is slandered by a decadent Italian while the Romans invade Britain to retain it as part of their empire. Shakespeare's late romance is full of unpredictable conjunctions that are explored in the comprehensive introduction to this new, fully-illustrated Arden edition. Valerie Wayne takes a transformative look at the play's critical and performance history by examining its attention to gender, calumny and sexuality together with nationhood, colonialism and British identities. The authoritative play text is amply annotated to clarify its language and allusions, and three appendices delineate the play's textual history, its ... Read more

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Valerie Wayne is Professor Emerita of English at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, in Honolulu, USA.

Reviews for Cymbeline: Third Series (Arden Shakespeare)
Valerie Wayne's edition of Cymbeline maintains the series' commitment to top-notch editorial apparatus, commentary, and glosses ... Scholars, graduate students, and anyone wanted more advanced context for the play will welcome the magisterial work that has gone into this Arden revamp ... This update to Cymbeline represents a major and long-needed step forward for one of Shakespeare's most complicated, intriguing, ... Read more

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