Troilus and Cressida

Troilus and Cressida

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As social turmoil increased in England, audiences grew more in tune with Shakespeare's cynical undercutting of the Homeric tale of Greeks and Trojans, and less dismissive of his dark comedic treatment of the Medieval tale of Troilus and Cressida. This edition of his problematic play traces its theatrical history. It draws upon critical responses, photographic archives, promptbooks, and video tapes of more recent productions to reveal changes in production styles and emphasis, against a broader background of social change.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
ISBN: 9780521796842
Branch Call Number: 822.3 W1s
Characteristics: xxi, 258 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Shirley, Frances A.

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