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Shakespeare's sweet thunder : essays on the early comedies / edited by Michael J. Collins.

  • Author

    Collins, Michael J., 1941-,

  • Date published

    1997

  • Publisher

    Newark : University of Delaware Press, 1997.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Comedies.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Stage history.

    Comedy

  • Accession number

    8334053X

  • Class

    Reading Room - 48 comedies/SHA/COL

  • ISBN

    0874135826

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    249 p. ; 24 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: The influence of new comedy on The comedy of errors and The taming of the shrew / Robert S. Miola -- The taming of the shrews / Alan C. Dessen -- Love's labor's lost : burn the parasols, play the quarto / Homer swander -- Convents, conventions, and contraventions : Love's labor's lost and The convent of pleasure / Jeanne Addison Roberts -- "Errors" and "labors" : feminism and early Shakespearean comedy / Ann Thompson -- A night of errors and the dawn of empire : male enterprise in The comedy of errors / Bruce R. Smith -- The two gentlemen of Verona on stage : Protean problems and Protean solutions / Carol J. Carlisle and Pattry S. Derrick -- The disappearance and return of Love's labor's lost / Miriam Gilbert -- Kate, Bianca, Ruth and Sarah : playing the woman's part in The taming of the shrew / Carol Rutter -- A new watershed? Robert Lepage's "Mudsummer" night's dream.