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Description - Shakespeare's Problem Plays by Simon Barker

This New Casebook offers a selection of contemporary readings of Shakespeare's 'Problem Plays', All's Well That Ends Well, Measure for Measure, and Troilus and Cressida, reflecting the diversity of late twentieth-century theory and the controversy that continues to be generated by these plays. Issues discussed include the meaning of the term 'Problem Play', the historical context and political and cultural significance of the plays, and issues of staging and theatre history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333654279
ISBN-10: 0333654277
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 250
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 26-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Simon Barker

SIMON BARKER is Principal Lecturer at the University of Gloucestershire, UK.

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