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As You Like It
 

As You Like It (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Shakespeare, William

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As You Like It is a pastoral comedy by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in 1599 and first published in the First Folio, 1623. The play's first performance is uncertain, though a performance at Wilton House in 1603 has been suggested as a possibility. As You Like ...It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle's court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, eventually, love, in the Forest of Arden. In the forest, they encounter a variety of memorable characters, notably the melancholy traveller Jaques who speaks many of Shakespeare's most famous speeches (such as All the world's a stage and A fool! A fool! I met a fool in the forest). Jaques provides a sharp contrast to the other characters in the play, always observing and disputing the hardships of life in the country. Historically, critical response has varied, with some critics finding the work of lesser quality than other Shakespearean works and some finding the play a work of great merit
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ISBN 9781712827246
Released NZ 6 Dec 2019
Publisher Independently Published
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781712827246
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Independently Published
Imprint Independently Published
Released 6 Dec 2019
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Shakespeare, William
Category Shakespeare studies & criticism
Collections & Anthologies Of Various Literary Forms
Drama Texts, Plays
Number of Pages 108
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 7mm
Dewey Code 822.33
Weight 168g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Literary Criticism
ONIX Text Young adult

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