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    As You Like it (Arden Shakespeare Third (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) William Shakespeare, By (author) Juliet Dusinberre

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    DescriptionWith its explorations of sexual ambivalence, As You Like It speaks directly to the twenty-first century. Juliet Dusinberredemonstrates that Rosalind's authority in the play grows from new ideas about women and reveals that Shakespeare's heroine reinvents herself for every age. But the play is also deeply rooted in Elizabethan culture and through it Shakespeare addresses some of the hotly debated issues of the period."This will be the definitive edition of As You Like It for many years to come" - Phyllis Rackin, University of Pennsylvania


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    Title
    As You Like it
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) William Shakespeare, By (author) Juliet Dusinberre
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 472
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781904271222
    ISBN 10: 1904271227
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    DC21: 822.33
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: DSG
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC22: 822.33
    Libri: ENGL3090, ENGM1060
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 14
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T General Subject: 630
    B&T Approval Code: C25107270
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 89
    BISAC V2.8: LIT015000, LCO000000, DRA010000, LIT013000
    B&T Approval Code: A25303200
    LC classification: PR2803.A2 D87 2006
    Thema V1.0: DSG, DDA
    Edition
    6003
    Edition statement
    3rd edition.
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    ARDEN SHAKESPEARE
    Publication date
    06 September 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Juliet Dusinberre is the author of the pioneering work in feminist criticism, "Shakespeare and the Nature of Women," of "Virginia Woolf's Renaissance: Woman Reader or Common Reader?," and of "Alice to the Lighthouse: Children's Books and Radical Experiments in Art." She is a Fellow of Girton College, Cambridge, and was its first M.C. Bradbrook Fellow in English.
    Review quote
    "Arden editions have traditionally served as primary texts for many scholars...an Arden editor must present an overview of the play's criticism [and] must also take into account the play's ongoing dissemination through performance on stage and screen. Despite these arduous demands, Dusinberre's edition, with its editorial apparatus, its substantial introduction (142 pages), its notes, and its various appendices, fulfills the above requirements admirably...Dusinberre addresses a theater history that bears witness to the impact that various social movements, especially feminism and gay/lesbian (and now queer) activism, have had on the performance of one of Shakespeare's most gender-bending plays...It inscribes the feminist, queer, and historicist criticism of the past thirty years into the historical memory of Shakespeare studies."--"Shakespeare Quarterly"