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Four Great Comedies The Taming of the Shrew / A Midsummer Night"s Dream / Twelfth Night / The Tempest by William Shakespeare

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Published by Signet Classic in New York, USA .
Written in English


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Other titlesPlays
The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
Paginationxxii, 437p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7577288M
ISBN 100451527313
ISBN 109780451527318
LC Control Number82081669
OCLC/WorldCa1054902970, 679754546, 990647762

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FOUR GREAT COMEDIES book. Read 16 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The four plays selected for this collection--The Taming of the /5. Four of the Bard's most famous comedies—including The Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night, and The Tempest. "Comedies," as one of William Shakespeare's contemporaries wrote, "begin in trouble and end in peace."/5(7).   The four comedies collected in this text were written between and , and demonstrate the evolution of Shakespearean comic form. The collective triumph of these plays lies in their mingling of humourous stage business and word-play with a more serious consideration ofissues of identity, gender, dreaming, the meaning of love and even theatre itself/5(5). Four Great Comedies. See all 12 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — Mass Market Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Manufacturer: Pocket Books.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 18 cm. Contents: The taming of the shrew / edited by Robert B. Heilman --A midsummer night's dream / edited by Wolfgang Clemen --Twelfth night / edited by Herschel Baker --The tempest / edited by Robert sibility.   Read "Four Great Restoration Comedies" by William Wycherley available from Rakuten Kobo. When England's theaters reopened in , 18 years after being closed by an act of Parliament, audiences embraced the wi Brand: Dover Publications. About Four Comedies. The Taming of the Shrew Robust and bawdy, The Taming of the Shrew captivates audiences with outrageous humor as Katharina, the shrew, engages in a contest of wills–and love–with her bridegroom, Petruchio, in a comedy of unmatched theatrical brilliance, filled with visual gags and witty repartee. Four great comedies. [William Shakespeare; Sylvan Barnet] Print book: Juvenile audience: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: The four plays selected for this collection--The Taming of the Shrew, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night.