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Pericles

Authors: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: DRA010000, PER011000, DRA003000
ISBN: 9781588368904, Related ISBNs: 081296943X, 1588368904, 9780812969436, 9781588368904
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 224,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: “This world to me is but a ceaseless storm
Whirring me from my friends.”
—Pericles
 
Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of this classic tragicomedy of good and evil in many guises.
 
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES:
 
• an original Introduction to Pericles
• incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and analysis with vital facts about the work
• commentary on past and current productions based on interviews with leading directors, actors, and designers
• photographs of key RSC productions
• an overview of Shakespeare’s theatrical career and chronology of his plays
 
Ideal for students, theater professionals, and general readers, these modern and accessible editions from the Royal Shakespeare Company set a new standard in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.
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