The comedy of errors / William Shakespeare ; edited by Kent Cartwright.

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (Author)
Other Authors: Cartwright, Kent, 1943- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:London ; New York : Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2017.
Ã2016
Edition:[Revised edition].
Series:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Works. 1995.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • GENERAL EDITORS' PREFACE
  • PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • ERROR AND IDENTITY
  • The idea of error: 'What error drives our eyes and ears amiss?'
  • Dim inwardness: 'if that I am I'
  • Deceptive outwardness: 'reverend reputation'
  • Metamorphosis: 'Transform me'
  • THE CULTURAL WORLD
  • Magic: 'Dark-working sorcerers'
  • Language: 'your words' deceit'
  • Objects: 'The chain, unfinished'
  • The marketplace and religion: 'redemption
  • the money in his desk'
  • Time and marriage: 'a time for all things'
  • POETIC GEOGRAPHY, TRAVEL, DARK EPHESUS
  • GENRE AND STYLE
  • Different generic hats
  • Verbal shape-shifting
  • Technicalities in scansion
  • SOURCES AND INFLUENCES
  • Plautus
  • Italian cinquecento comedy
  • Apollonius: Gower and Twine
  • The Bible: Acts and Ephesians
  • Tudor drama
  • Allusions: Elizabethan urban writings
  • STAGING
  • The 'lock-out' scene (3.1)
  • To double actors or not
  • Pacing
  • EARLY PERFORMANCES
  • AFTERLIFE: IMAGE, STAGE AND SCREEN
  • Image
  • Stage: the Restoration and the nineteenth century
  • Stage: four twentieth-century productions and an adaptation
  • Stage: other modern productions and adaptations
  • Screen
  • THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
  • LONGER NOTES
  • APPENDIX 1 Date of composition
  • EXTERNAL EVIDENCE
  • INTERNAL EVIDENCE
  • APPENDIX 2 The text and editorial procedures
  • THE TEXT
  • The Comedy of Errors in the First Folio
  • The printer's copy: authorial 'foul papers'? A text suitable for performance?
  • The printer's copy: the question of performance venue
  • EDITORIAL PROCEDURES
  • APPENDIX 3 Casting and doubling
  • DOUBLING
  • ABBREVIATIONS AND REFERENCES
  • ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE NOTES, INTRODUCTION AND APPENDICES
  • WORKS BY AND PARTLY BY SHAKESPEARE
  • EDITIONS OF SHAKESPEARE COLLATED
  • OTHER WORKS CITED
  • INDEX