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The Winter's Tale: a guide to the text and the play in performance

King, Ros (2008) The Winter's Tale: a guide to the text and the play in performance, Basingstoke, GB, Palgrave Macmillan, 168pp. (Shakespeare Handbooks).

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This volume examines The Winter's Tale in the context of its distinctive genre, and its place in court entertainment, showing how it both reflected and questioned some of the political and social problems of early Jacobean England. It supplies a line-by-line commentary on the text of the play, and includes the text of Shakespeare's primary source.

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Published date: 25 November 2008
Keywords: play, tragicomedy, theatre, drama, jacobean court, shakespeare, masque
Organisations: Humanities


Local EPrints ID: 65445
ISBN: 0230008518
PURE UUID: a92933a8-6bbc-465e-8a38-2f08e04f117c

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Date deposited: 16 Feb 2009
Last modified: 19 Jul 2017 00:34

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