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As You Like It
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From the Royal Shakespeare Company -- a fresh new edition of Shakespeare's journey into the Forest of Arden THIS EDITION INCLUDES: * An introduction to As You Like It by award-winning scholar Jonathan Bate * The play -- with clear and authoritative explanatory notes on each page * A helpful scene-by-scene analysis and key facts about the play * An introduction to Shakespeare's career and the Elizabethan theatre * A rich exploration of approaches to staging the play featuring photographs of key productions The most enjoyable way to understand a Shakespeare play is to see it or participate in it. This unique edition presents a historical overview of As You Like It in performance, recommends film versions, takes a detailed look at specific productions and includes interviews with two leading directors and a well-known Shakespearean actor - Dominic Cooke, Michael Boyd and Naomi Frederick - so that we may get a sense of the extraordinary variety of interpretations that are possible, a variety that gives Shakespeare his unique capacity to be reinvented and made 'our contemporary' four centuries after his death.
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