Much Ado About Nothing (Folger Shakespeare Library)

Much Ado About Nothing (Folger Shakespeare Library) Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10 0743482751
ISBN-13 9780743482752
Year 2004-01-01
Pages 246
Language English
Publisher Washington Square Press
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Much Ado About Nothing includes two quite different stories of romantic love Hero and Claudio fall in love almost at first sight but an outsider Don John strikes out at their happiness Beatrice and Benedick are kept apart by pride and mutual antagonism until others decide to play Cupid The authoritative edition of Much Ado About Nothing from The Folger Shakespeare Library the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers includes Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play Scene by scene plot summaries A key to the plays famous lines and phrases An introduction to reading Shakespeares language An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Librarys vast holdings of rare books An annotated guide to further reading Essay by Gail Kern Paster The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC is home to the worlds largest collection of Shakespeares printed works and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs For more information visit Folger edu