As You Like It Texts and Contexts

As You Like It  Texts and Contexts
Author : William Shakespeare
Publisher : Bedford/St. Martin's
Total Pages : 464
Release : 2014-01-09
ISBN 10 : 0312399324
ISBN 13 : 9780312399320
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

As You Like It Texts and Contexts Book Description:

This edition of As You Like It reprints the Bevington edition of the play accompanied by four sets of thematically arranged primary documents and illustrations. Including pastoral poetry, ballads, diatribes, jest books, tracts, emblems, maps, and woodcuts, the documents contextualize pastoral conventions; hetero- and homoerotic desire; cross-dressing by boy players; the meanings of ‘ganymede,’ folly, and fools; censorship and the risks of satire; and debates about gentility, manners, and education.


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