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Published: 01 October 2007

208 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719076671

Bookseller Code (06)


Shakespeare for the wiser sort

Solving Shakespeare's riddles in The Comedy of Errors, Romeo and Juliet, King John, 1-2 Henry IV, The Merchant of Venice, Henry V, Julius Caesar, Othello, Macbeth, and Cymbeline

Steve Sohmer

Published by Manchester University Press

  • This engaging and lucid book solves many of the tantalizing riddles within Shakespeare's plays which baffle and confound the most devoted playgoer and the most attentive commentator
  • Investigates a remarkable array of Shakespeare's histories, comedies and tragedies, from The Comedy of Errors to Cymbeline
  • Lively, unpretentious and often startling, this book reveals the endless delight William Shakespeare took in playing with language, with ideas, and with time