Arden Performance Editions are ideal for anyone engaging with a Shakespeare play in performance. With clear facing-page notes giving definitions of words, easily accessible information about key textual variants, lineation, metrical ambiguities and pronunciation, each edition has been developed to open the play's possibilities and meanings to actors and students.
Designed to be used and to be useful, each edition has plenty of space for personal annotations and the well-spaced text is easy to read and to navigate.
Anna Kamaralli (Independent Scholar)
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Series: Arden Performance Editions
11 January 2018
Professional and scholarly
Introduction; Much Ado About Nothing; Longer Notes
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English dramatist, poet, and actor, generally regarded as the greatest playwright of all time.
Reviews for Much Ado About Nothing: Arden Performance Editions
Performance Editions provide the basis for fascinating discussions about where different communities locate the quintessence of Shakespeare and early modern drama. * Studies in English Literature 1500 - 1900 * These editions are likely to help not only actors and drama students but also all amateur Shakespeareans including schools and colleges which stage the plays ... What genius to have Simon Russell Beale as a series editor along with two Shakespeare Institute academics, Michael Dobson and Abigail Rokison-Woodall. * Ink Pellet *