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As You Like It

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The Signet Classics edition of William Shakespeare's comedic play about two enduring human illusions—the dream of a simple life and the ideal of romantic love.
Banished from her uncle's court, young princess Rosalind disguises herself as a farmer and encounters a memorable cast of characters—including her love Orlando—in the Forest of Arden in this witty, subversive comedy.
This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:
  • An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater
    • A special introduction to the play by the editor, Albert Gilman
    • Selections from Thomas Lodge's Rosalynd, the source from which Shakespeare derived As You Like It
  • Dramatic criticism from Arthur Colby Sprague, Helen Gardener, and others
  • A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions
  • Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text
  • And more...
    From the Paperback edition.

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    Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

    OverDrive Read

    • ISBN: 9781440628450
    • Release date: January 12, 2009

    EPUB ebook

    • ISBN: 9781440628450
    • File size: 243 KB
    • Release date: August 1, 2000

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    subjects

    Drama Fiction

    Languages

    English

    Levels

    Lexile® Measure:1100
    Text Difficulty:7-9

    The Signet Classics edition of William Shakespeare's comedic play about two enduring human illusions—the dream of a simple life and the ideal of romantic love.
    Banished from her uncle's court, young princess Rosalind disguises herself as a farmer and encounters a memorable cast of characters—including her love Orlando—in the Forest of Arden in this witty, subversive comedy.
    This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:
  • An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater
    • A special introduction to the play by the editor, Albert Gilman
    • Selections from Thomas Lodge's Rosalynd, the source from which Shakespeare derived As You Like It
  • Dramatic criticism from Arthur Colby Sprague, Helen Gardener, and others
  • A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions
  • Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text
  • And more...
    From the Paperback edition.

  • Expand title description text