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Robert Shaughnessy

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780719086939

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719086939.001.0001

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This strange, eventful history

This strange, eventful history

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(p.1) Introduction This strange, eventful history
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As You Like It
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Robert Shaughnessy

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719086939.003.0001

This chapter offers an overview of the book’s contents and a summary of its main arguments and findings, and also presents an outline of the performance history of As You Like It from the eighteenth century to the end of the nineteenth century. It considers in particular the play’s relationship to the history of English pastoral.

Keywords:   Pastoral, Transvestism, Scenography, Spectacle, Theatre history

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