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A gentle satire on the artificiality of Court life, the plot revolves around the King of Navarre, who has retired to the country with three of his lords so that they may study philosophy. They forswear pleasure, and the comedy begins when they are visited by the Princess of France and her ladies.
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John Dover Wilson's New Shakespeare, published between 1921 and 1966, became the classic Cambridge edition of Shakespeare's plays and poems until the 1980s. The series, long since out-of-print, is now reissued. Each work contains a lengthy and lively introduction, main text, and substantial notes and glossary.About the Author:
The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit www.folger.edu.
Barbara A. Mowat is Director of Academic Programs at the Folger Shakespeare Library, Editor of Shakespeare Quarterly, Chair of the Folger Institute, and author of The Dramaturgy of Shakespeare's Romances and of essays on Shakespeare's plays and on the editing of the plays.
Paul Werstine is Professor of English at King's College and the Graduate School of the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He is the author of many papers and articles on the printing and editing of Shakespeare's plays and was Associate Editor of the annual Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England from 1980 to 1989.
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Book Description Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 1999. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1853262595
Book Description Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1853262595