?Golden lads and girls all must, As chimney-sweepers, come to dust.? ?Cymbeline † Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this classic tragedy in which nothing is as it seems. ¬† THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES: ¬† ? an original Introduction...
Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
published : 2011
The King of Britain, enraged by his daughter's disobedience in marrying against his wishes, banishes his new son-in-law. Having fled to Rome, the exiled husband makes a foolish wager with a villain he encounters there - gambling on the fidelity of his abandoned wife. Combining courtly menace and horror, comedy and melodrama, Cymbeline is a moving depiction...
Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
published : 2005
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This booktable of contents linked to every act and scene. *****************. Cymbeline is a play by William Shakespeare, based on an early Celtic British King. Although listed as a tragedy in the First Folio, modern critics often classify it as a romance. Like Othello,...
Publisher : MobileReference.com
published : 2008
Cymbeline tells the story of a British king, Cymbeline, and his three children, presented as though they are in a fairy tale. The secret marriage of Cymbeline?s daughter, Imogen, triggers much of the action, which includes villainous slander, homicidal jealousy, cross-gender disguise, a deathlike trance, and the appearance of Jupiter in a vision....
Publisher : Simon & Schuster
published : 2016
Critics and fans alike call Shakespeare's romance Cymbeline one of his most underrated plays. Set in ancient England, the play follows the aftermath of the illicit marriage of Imogen, a princess who has risked everything by wedding a suitor some deem unsuitable without seeking her father's permission. When King Cymbeline discovers her treachery, all...
Publisher : The Floating Press
published : 2017
The New Kittredge Shakespeare¬† Cymbeline ¬†offers the text of the play, and glosses, as prepared by William Kittredge for his¬† Complete Works of William Shakespeare . Hannah C. Wojciehowski's performance notes and additional textual notes offer readers a streamlined reading experience aimed at helping them understand the play and envision how key...
Publisher : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
published : 2015
In ancient Britain during the reign of King Cymbeline, Imogen, daughter to the king, dares to fall in love with a talented young nobleman named Posthumus. But when the king discovers that the couple has secretly married, he banishes Posthumus, and the two lovers must struggle against the power of the king and other status-seeking members of the court...
Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
published : 2014
The secret marriage of a king's daughter sets off a chain reaction of slander, jealousy, and divine intervention in this fairy tale-like romance. Shakespeare based his play on myths of an early Celtic king of Britain, incorporating historical elements from classical Rome and Renaissance Italy. With a cast that includes an evil stepmother, scheming...
Publisher : Dover Publications
published : 2015