New Mermaids are modernized and fully-annotated editions of classic English plays. Each volume includes:
· The playtext, in modern spelling, edited to the highest bibliographical and textual standards
· Textual notes recording significant changes to the copytext and variant readings
· Glossing notes explaining obscure words and word-play
· Critical, contextual and staging notes
· Photographs of productions where applicable
· A full introduction which provides a critical account of the play, the staging conventions of the time and recent stage history; discusses authorship, date, sources and the text; and gives guidance for further reading.
Edited and updated by leading scholars and printed in a clear, easy-to-use format, New Mermaids offer invaluable guidance for actor, student, and theatre-goer alike.
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A fully modernized, annotated edition of 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, Ford's tragedy centred on sibling incest and complex revenge plots. The introduction gives students a wealth of contextual and critical material to help their understanding of this complex drama.From the Back Cover:
The central situation of 'Tis Pity She's A Whore is an incestuous love between brother and sister, and it is hardly surprising that critics have differed widely in their interpretation of the exact meaning and significance of the play.
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Descrizione libro A & C Black Publishers Ltd, 1986. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. A nice, clean NEW book. Very fast shipping. Tracking is available. Codice libro della libreria 37546
Descrizione libro A & C Black Publishers Ltd, 1986. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0713628332
Descrizione libro A & C Black Publishers Ltd. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria zk0713628332