The Two Noble Kinsmen

The Two Noble Kinsmen

Book - 1977
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Based on Chaucer's Knight's Tale, The Two Noble Kinsmen was written at the end of Shakespeare's career, as a collaboration with the rising young dramatist John Fletcher. Neglected until recently by directors and teachers, the play deserves to be better known for its moving dramatization ofthe conflict of love and friendship. This new edition, compiled by distinguished scholar Eugene M. Waith, offers helpful new material on the play's authenticity as a work of Shakespeare, his collaboration with Fletcher, the relevance to the play of the contemporary ideals of chivalry andfriendship, and its limited but increasing stage history. Based on the Quarto of 1634, Waith's edition also sets out to clarify the stage directions, address problems of mislineation, and provide useful guides to unfamiliar words, stage business, allusions, and textual problems.
Publisher: Harmondsworth, England : Penguin, 1977
ISBN: 9780140707304
0140707301
Branch Call Number: 822.33/Z/SHA
Additional Contributors: Fletcher, John 1579-1625
Bawcutt, N. W.

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