New PDF release: All's Well That Ends Well (Folger Shakespeare Library)

By Paul Werstine

ISBN-10: 0743484975

ISBN-13: 9780743484978

Shakespeare’s All’s good That Ends Well is the tale of its heroine, Helen, extra so than the tale of Bertram, for whose love she yearns. Helen wins Bertram as her husband regardless of his loss of curiosity and better social status, yet she reveals little happiness within the victory as he shuns, deserts, and makes an attempt to betray her.

The play indicates a few sympathy for Bertram. As a ward to the French king, he needs to stay at court docket whereas his acquaintances burst off to warfare and glory. whilst Helen treatments the King, he makes Bertram to be had to her. To exert any keep an eye on over his lifestyles, Bertram is going to struggle in Italy.

Helen then takes the initiative in furthering their marriage, venture an laborious trip and a bold trick. Few this day, despite the fact that, see a fairy-tale ending.

The authoritative version of All's good That Ends Well from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the relied on and known Shakespeare sequence for college kids and common readers, includes:

-Freshly edited textual content in line with the easiest early published model of the play
-Full explanatory notes very easily put on pages dealing with the textual content of the play
-Scene-by-scene plot summaries
-A key to the play’s recognized traces and phrases
-An creation to examining Shakespeare’s language
-An essay by means of a number one Shakespeare student supplying a contemporary standpoint at the play
-Fresh pictures from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s enormous holdings of infrequent books
-An annotated consultant to additional reading

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