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John Lyly - Galatea - 9780719088056 - V9780719088056
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Galatea

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Description for Galatea Paperback. .

Devised as an entertainment for a Tudor monarch, Galatea might be seen, paradoxically, as a parable for our time. Inhabiting a world engaged in a process of change, the characters find themselves locked in a series of transgressive situations that speak directly to contemporary experience and twenty-first-century critical concerns. Same-sex relationships, shifts of authority, and the destabilization of meaning all lend the play a surprising modernity, making it at once the most accessible of Lyly’s plays and the one most frequently performed today.

Designed for the student reader, Leah Scragg’s edition offers a range of perspectives on the ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Manchester University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Series
Revels Student Editions
Condition
New
Number of Pages
128
Place of Publication
Manchester, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780719088056
SKU
V9780719088056
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-2

About John Lyly
Leah Scragg is an Honoarary Senior Research Fellow in the School of Arts, Histories and Cultures at the University of Manchester -- .

Reviews for Galatea
'The play is admirably edited for Revels Student Editions by Leah Scragg. The footnotes are clear and thorough, the introduction lucid and sophisticated, discussing a variety of topics and providing sufficient references to encourage further exploration.' Jean Wilson, The TLS, May 2013 'One can have no better guide to Galatea than the editor of the present convenient paperback ... Read more

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