All's Well That Ends Well (Folger Shakespeare Library) by Paul Werstine PDF

By Paul Werstine

ISBN-10: 0743484975

ISBN-13: 9780743484978

Shakespeare’s All’s good That Ends Well is the tale of its heroine, Helen, extra so than the tale of Bertram, for whose love she yearns. Helen wins Bertram as her husband regardless of his loss of curiosity and better social status, yet she reveals little happiness within the victory as he shuns, deserts, and makes an attempt to betray her.

The play indicates a few sympathy for Bertram. As a ward to the French king, he needs to stay at court docket whereas his pals burst off to struggle and glory. whilst Helen therapies the King, he makes Bertram to be had to her. To exert any keep watch over over his lifestyles, Bertram is going to conflict in Italy.

Helen then takes the initiative in furthering their marriage, venture an laborious trip and a bold trick. Few this present day, besides the fact that, see a fairy-tale ending.

The authoritative version of All's good That Ends Well from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the depended on and ordinary Shakespeare sequence for college students and common readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content according to the easiest early revealed model of the play
-Full explanatory notes very easily put on pages dealing with the textual content of the play
-Scene-by-scene plot summaries
-A key to the play’s recognized strains and phrases
-An advent to analyzing Shakespeare’s language
-An essay by means of a number one Shakespeare pupil delivering a latest viewpoint at the play
-Fresh photographs from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s significant holdings of infrequent books
-An annotated advisor to extra reading

Essay via David McCandless

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