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- DescriptionPericles tells of a prince who risks his life to win a princess, but discovers that she is in an incestuous relationship with her father and flees to safety. He marries ather princess, but she dies giving birth to their daughter. The adventures continue from one disaster to ather until the grown-up daughter pulls her father out of despair and the play moves toward a gloriously happy ending. The authoritative edition of Pericles from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers, includes: -Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play -Full explanatory tes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play -Scene-by-scene plot summaries -A key to the play's famous lines and phrases -An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language -An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play -Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books -An antated guide to further reading Essay by Margaret Jane Kidnie The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit Folger.edu.
- Author(s)William Shakespeare
- PublisherWashington Square Press Inc.,N.Y.
- Date of Publication17/10/2005
- SubjectLiterary Criticism
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintWashington Square Press Inc.,N.Y.
- Out-of-print date15/09/2015
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight145 g
- Width107 mm
- Height168 mm
- Spine21 mm
- Edited byBarbara A. Mowat,Paul Werstine
- Format DetailsA-format paperback
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