The Comedy of Errors

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-09-01
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics
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New Shakespeare, long since out-of-print, is now reissued. Each work contains a lengthy and lively introduction, main text, and substantial notes and glossary.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. viii
Introductionp. 1
1594/1604--a play for Christmas?p. 1
1623: the textp. 10
Sources and analoguesp. 17
Plautus, Menaechmip. 17
William Warnerp. 21
Plautus, Amphitruop. 25
Apollonius of Tyre: Gower or Twine?p. 27
Acts and Ephesiansp. 37
Farce, City Comedy and Romancep. 42
Four centuries of 'Errors' on the page and on the stagep. 59
Editorial Proceduresp. 81
Abbreviations and referencesp. 82
The Comedy of Errorsp. 87
Proverbial language in 'The Comedy of Errors'p. 181
Extracts from 'Gesta Grayorum' (1688)p. 183
Plautus, 'Menaechmi' (William Warner's 1595 translation)p. 188
Extracts from Acts and Ephesians (The Geneva Bible (1560))p. 221
Indexp. 225
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