The Comedy of Errors

The Comedy of Errors

Book - 1968
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The Arden Shakespeare is the established edition of Shakespeare's work. Justly celebrated for its authoritative scholarship and invaluable commentary, Arden guides you a richer understanding and appreciation of Shakespeare's plays.This edition of The Comedy of Errors provides, a clear and authoritative text, detailed notes and commentary on the same page as the text, a full introduction discussing the critical and historical background to the play and appendices presenting sources and relevant extracts.
Publisher: London : Methuen, 1968
Edition: Arden ed
ISBN: 9780416474602
0416474608
Branch Call Number: CH/REF 822.33 O5 05
Characteristics: lv, 117 p. :,map
Additional Contributors: Foakes, R. A.

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Amina2015
Jun 30, 2015

This is a really confusing story like you have to concentrate when you're reading it.

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gogo12127
Jun 21, 2015

This is another Folger Shakespeare Library edition, with its its useful prefatory information on the language of Shakespeare, a brief summery of his life, background of the play, and theater life in Shakespeare's time.

Egeon, an old merchant from Syracuse, and his wife Aemilia had twin sons, both named Antipholus and provided with twin slaves, both named Dromio. Because of a shipwreck, the members are separated, Egeon taking with him to Syracuse a son (Antipholus of Syracuse) and one Dromio, Aemilia taking with her to Ephesus one Antipholus (Antipholus of Ephesus) and one Dromio
When the Syracusans encounter the friends and families of their twins, a series of wild mishaps based on mistaken identities ensues, thus the comedy of errors.
This comedy of errors leads to wrongful beatings, a near-seduction, the arrest of Antipholus of Ephesus, and false accusations of infidelity, theft, madness, and demonic possession. It gets really confusing at times, at least it did for me.

In some respects, this is a late sixteenth century sit-com.
This play, unlike most other plays of Shakespeare, Hamlet does not seem to have any memorable lines or phrases.

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BarbaraA
Jul 02, 2012

This is not the best of Shakespeare. It's a quick read, and it's cute, but I understand why this isn't a play that's taught much in schools.

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Jun 30, 2015

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Amina2015
Jun 30, 2015

This story is about four love birds. This is a confusing story. It is hard to understand but just try to concentrate.

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