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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Author Biography - Simon Barker
SIMON BARKER is Principal Lecturer at the University of Gloucestershire, UK.