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Shakespeare"s Merry wives of Windsor

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare"s Merry wives of Windsor

the first quarto, 1602

by William Shakespeare

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Published by W. Griggs in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

With reproduction of original t.-p.: A Most pleasaunt and excellentconceited Comedie, of Syr Iohn Falstaffe, and the merrie Wiues of Windsor. Entermixed with sundrie variable and pleasing humors, of Syr Hugh the Welch Knight, Iustice Shallow, and his wise Cousin M. Slender. With the swaggering vaine ofAuncient Pistoll, and Corporall Nym. By William Shakespeare. As it hath bene diuers times Acted by the right Honorable my Lord Chamberlaines seruants. Both before her Maiestie, and else-where. (Ornament) London Printed by T. C. for Arthur Iohnson, and are to be sold at his shop in Powles Church yard, at the signe of the Flower de Leuse and the Crowne. 1602.

Other titlesMerry wives of Windsor.
Statementa facsimile in photo-lithography by William Griggs with introduction by P. A. Daniel.
SeriesShakspere-quarto facsimiles -- no.6
ContributionsDaniel, Peter Augustin., Griggs, William, 1832-1911.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 53 p. :
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23131232M


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The Merry Wives of Windsor was first published as a quarto in (Q1) and then reprinted in a quarto edition (Q2). It was included in the First Folio (F1) in a version that is nearly twice as long as Q1, and although the two share essentially the same course of dramatic action, in some places their dialogue diverges substantially.

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Merry Wives of Windsor [William Shakespeare] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Beautiful half bound leather edition with color plates/5(13). In The Merry Wives of Windsor, Shakespeare’s “merry wives” are Mistress Ford and Mistress Page of the town of two play practical jokes on Mistress Ford’s jealous husband and a visiting knight, Sir John Falstaff.

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Shakespeare’s “merry wives” are Mistress Ford and Mistress Page of the town of Windsor. The two play practical jokes on Mistress Ford’s jealous husband and a visiting knight, Sir John Falstaff. Merry wives, jealous husbands, and predatory knights were common in a kind of play called “citizen comedy” or “city comedy.” In such plays, courtiers, gentlemen, or knights /5(10).

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The Merry Wives of Windsor was published in a. Here is a brief The Merry Wives of Windsor summary: Sir John Falstaff is in financial difficulties.

On top of that, Justice Shallow and his youthful cousin, Slender, have come to Windsor because Falstaff has conned them out of money. Falstaff decides to woo the wives of two of Windsor’s leading merchants, Page, and Ford, to get money out of them.

The Merry Wives of Windsor Note: World Library Note: There is an improved edition of this title, eBook # Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Comedies Subject: Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character) -- Drama Subject: Married women -- Drama Subject: Windsor (Berkshire, England.

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Merry Wives of Windsor Summary. Falstaff decides to fix his financial woe by seducing the wives of two wealthy merchants. The wives find he sent them identical letters and take revenge by playing tricks on Falstaff when he comes calling.

The Merry Wives of Windsor Note: There is an improved edition of this title, eBook # Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Comedies Subject: Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character) -- Drama Subject: Married women -- Drama Subject: Windsor (Berkshire, England) -- Drama Category: Text.

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The masculine association of impotence with female sorcery is finally dismissed when the wives use their female “craft” in support of their husbands’ power, “metamorphosing deceit into merriment.” Erickson, Peter. “The Order of the Garter, the Cult of Elizabeth, and Class–Gender Tension in The Merry Wives of Windsor.

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Wives may be merry, and yet honest too: We do not act that often jest and laugh; 'Tis old, but true, Still swine eat all the draff. Exit. Re-enter MISTRESS FORD with two Servants. MISTRESS FORD Go, sirs, take the basket again on your shoulders: your master is hard at door; if he bid you set it down, obey him: quickly, dispatch.

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Adorned with over thirty tipped-in coloured illustrations and several vignettes. Key themes of Merry Wives include love and marriage, jealousy and revenge, social class and wealth.

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Even though Shakespeare explores some potentially weighty themes like "Jealousy" and "Love," the play is light-hearted and has a sense of humor (much like the title characters). About the Book. Books on British and Irish Theatre mainly contain the full scripts of plays that were written in Britain and Ireland.

The theatre flourished in Elizabethan times, led by William Shakespeare, was paused during the Puritan period, but restored in the late 17th century. Read the monologue for the role of Mistress Page from the script for Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare.

Mistress Page says: What, have I scaped love-letters in the holiday. The Merry Wives of Windsor (a Bourgeois Comedy), with a very cute plot. In the country village of Windsor, Justice Shallow and his nephew Slender complain to Parson Evans that Sir John Falstaff (from Henry IV, parts 1 and 2) has wronged them.

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The Merry Wives of Windsor Live From The Globe 12A Double-meanings and disguises abound in The Merry Wives of Windsor as Sir John Falstaff sets about improving his financial situation by wooing Mistress Page and Mistress Ford.

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The title-page includes that the play is “By William Shakespeare.” The text of the first edition differs .