3 edition of As you like it found in the catalog.
As you like it
Includes bibliographical references (p. 106-107) and indexes.
|Statement||edited by Cathy Grant ; sponsored by Information Management & Engineering Ltd.|
|Contributions||Grant, Cathy., Information Management & Engineering Ltd.|
|LC Classifications||PR2803 .A9 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 115 p. :|
|Number of Pages||115|
|LC Control Number||93138749|
The play, turning upon chance encounters in the forest and several entangled love affairs in a serene pastoral setting, has been found, by many directors, to be especially effective staged outdoors in a park or similar site. They all agree. However, the outspoken Rosalind soon earns her uncle's wrath and is also condemned to exile. Jaques provides a sharp contrast to the other characters in the play, always observing and disputing the hardships of life in the country.
The new Globe Theatre opened some time in the summer ofand tradition has it that the new playhouse's motto was Totus mundus agit histrionem—"all the Globe's a stage"—an echo of Jaques' famous line "All the world's a stage" II. Thus Adam has the 'soul of a servant to him'. He is always in a melancholic mood, earning him the title of Melancholy Jaques and constantly criticizes the Duke and other characters. At first, the infant, Mewling and puking in the nurse's arms. Dennis, Oliver's servant who called Charles. The elaborate gender reversals in the story are of particular interest to modern critics interested in gender studies.
William, a country man. However, Rosalind and Orlando only met a couple of times without the disguise of Ganymede. Except for the English history plays, he never wrote the same kind of play twice. Ganymede does not love Phoebe because she is a woman and on discovering Ganymede is a woman Phoebe rejects her suggesting that she only loved Ganymede on a superficial level. They have no barriers to overcome they just want to get on with it there and then. Love Sickness Orlando is preoccupied with his love for Rosalind and hangs poems about her on trees.
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His plays enjoyed great popularity and high critical acclaim in the newly built Globe Theatre. Orlando decides to leave for the safety of Ardenne. Duke Frederick is converted by a hermit and he restores the dukedom to Duke Senior who, in his turn, restores the forest to the deer.
The play, turning upon chance encounters in the forest and several entangled love affairs in a serene pastoral setting, has been found, by many directors, to be especially effective staged outdoors in a park or similar site.
She discovers that he is the son of Sir Rowland who was loved by her father. Sisterly and Brotherly Love This is clearly evident between Celia and Rosalind as Celia abandons her home and privileges to join Rosalind in the forest.
Jaques goes to join him to learn more about religion and the group celebrates the news and the marriages by dancing and singing. At first, the infant, Mewling and puking in the nurse's arms.
The audience is given the opportunity to decide which kind of As you like it book is more honest. Meanwhile, Rosalind and Celia, disguised as Ganymede and Aliena, arrive in the forest and meet a As you like it book young shepherd named Silvius who pines away for the disdainful Phoebe.
Intheatre critic Michael Billington said his favourite production of the play was Cheek by Jowl As you like it book production, directed by Declan Donnellan. Ganymede says he will solve the problem, having Orlando promise to marry Rosalind, and Phebe promise to marry Silvius if she cannot marry Ganymede.
The new Duke Frederick usurps his older brother Duke Senior, while Oliver parallels this behavior by treating his younger brother Orlando so ungenerously as to compel him to seek his fortune elsewhere.
Rosalind, Duke Senior's daughter. Jaques provides a sharp contrast to the other characters in the play, always observing and disputing the hardships of life in the country.
Analysis and criticism[ edit ] Rosalind by Robert Walker Macbeth Though the play is consistently one of Shakespeare's most frequently performed comedies, scholars have long disputed over its merits. He ill-treats his younger brother Orlandodenies him good upbringing and education.
As you like it follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle's court, accompanied by her cousin Celia and Touchstone the court jester, to find safety and, eventually, love, in the Forest of Arden. While Jonson and other writers labored over their plays, Shakespeare seems to have had the ability to turn out work of exceptionally high caliber at an amazing speed.
Unrequited love Romantic and Courtly Love This is demonstrated in the central relationship between Rosalind and Orlando. Orlando agrees. Charles, a wrestler from the court of Duke Frederick, arrives to warn Oliver of a rumor that Orlando will challenge Charles to a fight on the following day.
The main action of the first act is no more than a wrestling match, and the action throughout is often interrupted by a song. There are plenty of songs incorporated into the body of the play, adding to the rural charm of the pastoral landscape.About this eBook This eBook is best read in two-page view so that the text and the accompanying glosses are this book withou t a cover, you shoul d be awar e that it was reporte d to the As You Like It, we found Richard Knowles' New Vari-orum edition of the play invaluable for its meticulous.
The theme of love in As You Like It is central to the play, and nearly every scene makes reference to it in one way or another. Shakespeare utilizes a range of different perceptions and presentations of love in As You Like It ; everything from the bawdy love of the lower class.
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