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Cymbeline :  Penguin Shakespeare - Shakespeare William

Cymbeline

Penguin Shakespeare

Paperback

Published: 1st June 2005
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The King of Britain, enraged by his daughter's disobedience in marrying against his wishes, banishes his new son-in-law. Having fled to Rome, the exiled husband makes a foolish wager with a villain he encounters there gambling on the fidelity of his abandoned wife. Combining courtly menace and horror, comedy and melodrama, Cymbeline is a moving depiction of two young lovers driven apart by deceit and self-doubt.

About the Author

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was born in Stratford-upon-Avon where his father was a prosperous glover. His early life is obscure, but he married Anne Hathaway in 1682 with whom he had two children. By 1592 he was establishing himself in London, and over the next twenty years he wrote thirty-seven plays-and contributed to many more-was a prolific poet, and was taken up by several influential patrons. His Sonnets were first printed in 1609 by George Eld for Thomas Thorpe. The identity of Mr. W.H. to whom the Sonnets are dedicated remains a mystery, as does the identity of the aristocratic youth in the Sonnets and the enigmatic Dark Lady.

ISBN: 9780140707427
ISBN-10: 0140707425
Series: New Penguin Shakespeare Ser.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 1st June 2005
Dimensions (cm): 17.6 x 11.3  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1