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Five Great Comedies from Shakespeare (Dover Thrift)

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Five Great Comedies from Shakespeare (Dover Thrift)

by William Shakespeare

$5.50

Quick Overview

This inexpensive Dover edition brings together 5 of Shakespeare's most popular comedies, all filled with humor, joy, and, above all, happy endings. From the magic and mischief of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" to the rollicking farce of" The Merry Wives of Windsor, " these masterpieces are in demand by students of literature and by general readers.
 

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Merriment abounds in these beloved comedies by the Bard, in forms that range from magical mischief to rollicking farce. Five of Shakespeare's most popular comedies appear here, in one convenient and economical volume. Contents include: Much Ado About Nothing, in which a betrothed couple set a lover's trap for a confirmed bachelor and his sharp-tongued sparring partner Twelfth Night; or What You Will, the tale of a shipwrecked maiden who disguises herself as a boy and assists a duke in wooing a recalcitrant sweetheart A Midsummer Night's Dream, in which the fairies of an enchanted forest employ a love potion to sport with four young lovers As You Like It, concerning the retreat of banished royalty to a greenwood, where the constraints of everyday life are loosened and the characters free to reinvent themselves The Merry Wives of Windsor, starring the jolly old rogue Sir John Falstaff in a madcap romp that gives his greed and vanity a humorous comeuppance. Size 0.99" H x 8.38" L x 5.4" W, 388 pages

Additional Information

ISBN 9780486440866
Author William Shakespeare
Age Group 12+
Book Type paperback

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