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Troilus and Cressida / edited by David Bevington.

Author/Creator:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Publication:
Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, UK : Thomas Nelson and Sons, ©1998.
Series:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. 1995. Works.
The Arden Shakespeare. Third series
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, 469 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Troilus and Cressida.
Troilus (Legendary character) -- Drama.
Princes -- Turkey -- Troy (Extinct city) -- Drama.
Cressida (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Women -- Turkey -- Troy (Extinct city) -- Drama.
Trojan War -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Tragicomedy.
Contents:
Introduction
'A new play, never staled with the stage': genre and the question of original performance
'An envious fever of pale and bloodless emulation': historical context in the last years of Elizabeth's reign
'Wars and lechery': demystification of the heroes of ancient Greece
'Tis but the chance of war'" sceptical deflation of Trojan honour and chivalry
'The gods have heard me swear': tragic irony and the death of Hector
'As true as Troilus': male obsessions about honour and sexuality
'As false as Cressid': women as objects of desire
'Call them all panders': voyeurism and male bonding
'What's aught but as 'tis valued?': commercial and subjective valuation of identity and worth
'Divides more wider than the sky and earth': the fragmentation of the divided self
'Stuff to make paradoxes': performance history of Troilus and Cressida
TROILUS AND CRESSIDA
Longer notes
'Instructed by the antiquary times': Shakespeare's sources
'Words, words, mere words': The text of Troilus and Cressida.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 430-462) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1988
Contributor:
Bevington, David M., editor.
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Fund.
Other format:
Online version: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Troilus and Cressida.
ISBN:
0174435703
9780174435709
0174435371
9780174435372
0174434731
9780174434733
9781903436691
1903436699
OCLC:
39882515
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