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William Shakespeare - The Comedy of Errors: Third Series (Arden Shakespeare) - 9781904271246 - V9781904271246
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The Comedy of Errors: Third Series (Arden Shakespeare)

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Description for The Comedy of Errors: Third Series (Arden Shakespeare) Paperback. Num Pages: 480 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DDS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Weight in Grams: 454.
Shakespeare’s dextrous comedy of two twin masters and two twin servants continually mistaken for one another is both farce and more than farce. The Comedy of Errors examines the interplay between personal and commercial relationships, and the breakdown of social order that follows the disruption of identity. As well as detailed on-page commentary notes, this new edition has a long, illustrated introduction exploring the play's performance and crtitical history, as well as its place in the comic tradition from Classical to modern times.

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Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare
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About William Shakespeare
Kent Cartwright is Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at the University of Maryland, USA.

Reviews for The Comedy of Errors: Third Series (Arden Shakespeare)
The detailed scholarship of Cartwright's thematic introduction suits the Bard's most adaptable play, and unearths the textual gems for any critical reader, enthusiastic performer, or budding newcomer.
Sixteenth Century Journal
Cartwright's Introduction and notes make readers appreciate the richness, complexity and depth of a comedy that has often been brushed off as a mechanical "imitation" of Plautus's farcical ... Read more

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