The merry wives of Windsor

by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.

Format: Print Book 2006
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Northland Public Library Paperbacks P/CL SHAKESPEARE
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Paperbacks
 
Call Number  P/CL SHAKESPEARE
 
 
Summary
The Signet Classics edition of William Shakespeare's comedy of love, jealousy, revenge, and merriment.

Disreputable Sir John Falstaff decides to seduce two wealthy married women to refill his dwindling coffers and soon finds himself outwitted by Mistress Ford and Mistress Page in this delightful, farcical comedy.

This title in the Signet Classics Shakespeare series includes:

* An overview of William Shakespeare's life, world, and theater
* A special introduction to the play by the editor, William Green
* A note on the sources from which Shakespeare derived The Merry Wives of Windsor
* Dramatic criticism from Northrop Frye, mark Van Doren, Herbert Whittaker, and others
* A stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions of The Merry Wives of Windsor
* Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable format
* Recommended readings
Additional Information
Subjects Falstaff, John, -- Sir (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Married women -- Drama.
Windsor (Windsor and Maidenhead, England) -- Drama.
Comedies.
Publisher New York :Signet,2006
Edition 2nd rev. ed.
Contributors Green, William, 1926-2013
Language English
Description lxxvi, 179 pages ; 18 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-179).
ISBN 0451529960 (pbk.) :
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