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The merry wives of Windsor

William Shakespeare

The merry wives of Windsor

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Published by Methuen in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by H.J. Oliver
ContributionsOliver, H. J. (Harold James)
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxxv, 149 p.
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26884628M
ISBN 100416177808

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This stimulating new edition celebrates the play as a joyous exploration of language, but also places elements of its plot firmly in a continental, specifically Italian 5(48).

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The authoritative edition of The Merry Wives of Windsor from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers. Shakespeares merry wives are Mistress Ford and Mistress Page of the town of Windsor.

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Justice Shallow, Master Slender, and Sir Hugh Evans enter, discussing Shallow's anger at Sir John Falstaff. Evans changes the topic to the young Anne Page, whom he would like to see Slender marry.

They arrive at Master Page's door, where Shallow confronts Falstaff and his entourage. The men enter to dine, but Slender. The main characters of The Merry Wives of Windsor novel are Sir John Falstaff, Bardolph.

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] Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Comedies Subject: Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character) -- Drama Subject: Married women -- Drama Subject: Windsor (Berkshire, England) -- Drama Category: Text Author: Shakespeare, William,   The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare - Free Ebook.

Project Gutenberg. 66, free ebooks. by William : Shakespeare, William,   The Merry Wives of Windsor Note: World Library Note: There is an improved edition of this title, eBook Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Comedies Subject: Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character) -- Drama Subject: Married women -- Drama Subject: Windsor (Berkshire, England Author: Shakespeare, William,   The Merry Wives of Windsor has recently experienced a resurgence of critical interest.

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Printed for J. BarkerAuthor: William Shakespeare. Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare,The University press edition, in English45(2).

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Author. William Shakespeare. Editor. Edmund Kerchever Chambers. Publisher. The Merry Wives of Windsor Note: There is an improved edition of this title, eBook Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Comedies Subject: Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character) -- Drama Subject: Married women -- Drama Subject: Windsor (Berkshire, England) -- Drama Category: Text Author: Shakespeare, William,   Shakespeares merry wives are Mistress Ford and Mistress Page of the town of Windsor.

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Despite the array of potentially serious issues in the English country village, a spirit of goodwill nevertheless finally prevails. Plebian England, like the "merry wives" of the title, is shown to be good-humored and, at the last, surprisingly virtuous.

It's a refreshing contrast to. The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare is a five-act play that centers on Falstaff, a courtier from out of town, who is now in Windsor. As act 1 opens,Parson Hugh Evans is looking for Falstaff,who is charged with robbing both Justice Robert Shallow and.

Seen in this perspective, the notion of the merry wives of Windsor takes on an altogether new meaning: for it is their ideal of decency and dutifulness that has been successfully imposed on the royal males, while those with initiative or ambition, glamour or personality, cleverness or opinions, have been ruthlessly ted Reading Time: 8 mins.

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ISBN:   This cutting of THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR begins with one of Shakespeare's favorite fat knights, Sir John Falstaff, announcing his intention to woo both Mistress Ford and Mistress Page simultaneously, to the delight of his cohorts Bardolph, Pistol, and Nym, who then decide to double-cross Falstaff.

The characters' movements on stage are. The Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare is a comedy that shows the impact of outsiders on the customs of the town of Windsor.

The people of Windsor often ridicule outsiders such as Falstaff, Fenton, and Evans. As the outsiders disrupt the lives of the locals, they navigate a. This facsimile edition of The Merry Wives of Windsor is taken from the large and handsome book known simply as the First Folio.

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Merchant of Venice. As you like it. Taming the shrew.- v All's well that ends well. Twelfth.The Merry Wives of Windsor or Sir John Falstaff and the Merry Wives of Windsor is a comedy by William Shakespeare first published inthough believed to have been written in or before The Windsor of the play's title is a reference to the town of Windsor, also the location of Windsor Castle, in Berkshire, nominally set in the reign of Henry IV or early in the reign of Estimated Reading Time: 9 mins.

Merry Wives of Windsor (Signet Classics) By William Shakespeare. New Price: $ Used Price: $ Mentioned in: Essays. Between the Pages. Sarah McCoy - | 1. When you read a book, it is a story within the story. The French call this mise-en-abîm: the condition of being between two mirrors with an abyss of yous staring back.