Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure


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Measure for Measure generates much debate and is strikingly modern. This introductory guide offers a scene-by-scene theatrically aware commentary, a brief history of the text and first performance, studies of influential performances, a survey of film and TV adaptation, a wide sampling of critical opinion and annotated further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403944177
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 03/15/2007
Series: Shakespeare Handbooks
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)

About the Author

STUART HAMPTON-REEVES is Course Leader for English and Theatre Studies and Subject Leader for Drama at University of Central Lancashire, UK. He is a founder member and on the executive of the British Shakespeare Association. He is author of Shakespeare in Performance: The Henry VI Plays (MUP 2004).

Table of Contents

General Editor's Preface.- Preface.- The Text and Early Performances.- Commentary.- The Play's Sources and Cultural Context.- Key Productions and Performances.- The Play on Screen.- Critical Assessments.- Further Reading.- Index.

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