The Comedies of William ShakespeareeBook - 2013
"In Shakespeare's time, the term "comedy" did not necessarily denote something funny or amusing. Rather, through such plays such as A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Merchant of Venice, the playwright examines other defining characteristics of comedic drama-the social interactions of common folks and a focus on the contradictions inherent in everyday life. Readers explore the major themes of Shakespearean comedies, which have enchanted readers and theater-goers alike for centuries."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Chicago, IL USA: Britannica Educational Publishing, 2013
Characteristics: data file 1 online resource
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