Romeo and Juliet: Texts and Contexts

Romeo and Juliet: Texts and Contexts

ISBN: 0333947134

ISBN 13: 9780333947135

Publication Date: July 01, 2003

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Pages: 475

Format: Paperback

Author: William Shakespeare

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This edition of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet reprints the Bevington edition of the play accompanied by six sets of thematically arranged primary documents and illustrations designed to fit many different approaches to Shakespeare's play and the early modern culture out of which the play emerges. The documents contextualize the social relationships among men in Shakespeare's time, violence in Elizabethan society, views of love and the Petrarchan paradigm, spiritual life, family in Elizabethan society, and ideas about astrology, medicine, and death.

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