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Merry wives

Paul Englishby

Merry wives

the musical

by Paul Englishby

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Published by Oberon Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character) -- Drama,
  • Married women -- Drama,
  • Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character) -- Songs and music -- Texts,
  • Married women -- Songs and music -- Texts,
  • Musicals -- Librettos,
  • Windsor (Berkshire, England) -- Drama,
  • Windsor (Berkshire, England) -- Songs and music -- Texts

  • Edition Notes

    Statementbased on the play by William Shakespeare ; adapted by Gregory Doran ; music by Paul Englishby ; lyrics by Ranjit Bolt.
    GenreDrama, Songs and music, Texts, Librettos
    ContributionsBolt, Ranjit., Doran, Gregory., Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML50.E59 M47 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p. ;
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24052938M
    ISBN 101840027223
    ISBN 109781840027228
    LC Control Number2007390219

      The merry wives of Windsor: a comedy; marked with the variations of the managers book at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane. , Printed for C. Bathurst, W. Strahan, J.F. and C. Rivington, L. Davis, T. Lowndes. Book Report The Merry Wives of Windsor The Merry Wives of Windsor is loved by many people in the world because of the plentiful expressions, skillful characters' description and the natural laughable. It is not only a common comedy, but also a signpost from that we can see many things of the Elizabethan age when the author-William Shakespeare.

      The Merry Wives of Windsor is a comedy by William Shakespeare, first published in , though believed to have been written in or before Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help/5(6). This book includes a general introduction to Shakespeare's life and the Elizabethan theatre, a separate introduction to Merry Wives of Windsor, a chronology, suggestions for further reading, an essay discussing performance options on both stage and screen, and a commentary.

    #/11 antique book AS IS THE MERRY WIVES of WINDSOR Illustrated W Shakespeare. $ + shipping. ANTIQUE MINI WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR VINTAGE BOOK. $ + $ shipping. Picture Information. Opens image gallery. Image not available. Mouse over to Zoom-Click to enlarge Seller Rating: % positive. The dissolute Falstaff plans to seduce Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, two "Merry Wives of Windsor," there by gaining access to their husbands' wealth. The two women have the old rogue's measure, however, and Falstaff's plots lead only to his own humiliation.


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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 use social superiority to seduce citizens’ wives. The Windsor wives, though, do not follow that pattern/5(18).

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Editions for The Merry Wives of Windsor: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in. 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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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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On the day after this the carpenter had been out at work, and came home quite merry; but as soon as he entered the house his wife clapped her hands together and cried, ‘My dear, what makes you .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.