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By William Shakespeare, Jonathan Bate

"A younger guy married is a guy that's marr'd."
--All's good That Ends Well

Eminent Shakespearean students Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen offer a clean re-creation of this vintage play approximately gender, hope, and sexual love.

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• statement on prior and present productions in response to interviews with top administrators, actors, and designers
• photos of key RSC productions
• an summary of Shakespeare's theatrical occupation and chronology of his plays

Ideal for college kids, theater execs, and normal readers, those glossy and available variations from the Royal Shakespeare corporation set a brand new regular in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.

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Similarly, Rosalind reacts to the order of banishment with shock and dismay, crying and barely able to sputter out her rebuke to her uncle. Bringing out the darkness of these scenes, the all-male cast highlights the viciousness of a masculinist vision of social order. 3 Stepping out of the celebratory dance, Rosalind addresses the audience: It is not the fashion to see the lady the epilogue; but it is no more unhandsome than to see the lord the prologue. If it be true that good wine needs no bush, ‘tis true that a good play needs no epilogue.

Donnellan’s addition of Jacques and Amiens underlines this disruption. As he told me in an interview, “You tend to see the four happy couples at the end as incipient nuclear families and nuclear families SHAKESPEARE’S CROSSED-DRESSED BOY-ACTRESSES 25 have been capitalized into some repressive idea of basic virtue. ”5) The epilogue takes this disturbance of order another step, as it reminds the audience of the histrionic elements of love. The boy-actress speaking is not a beggar only because, led in by Hymen in wedding finery, he is not “furnished” as one.

The shocking actions of Ibsen’s female heroes parallel his shocking actions as a playwright. ). Ibsen investigated both kinds of representation by framing and refiguring contemporary dramatic forms. It wasn’t just that the actions of Ibsen’s female protagonists crossed the bounds of ladylike conduct. ”2) At the same time, these characters overstepped dramaturgical bounds, displacing the male pro- tagonist and claiming a central place in the action.

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