The Resource Troilus and Cressida, (ebook)

Troilus and Cressida, (ebook)

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Troilus and Cressida
Title
Troilus and Cressida
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A tragedy of jealousy and betrayal as well as a satire of the consequences of greed and lust, this drama unfolds amid the violent desperation of the Trojan War. After seven years of bloodshed, few illusions remain about the glory of war. The fate of two young lovers ? Troilus, a Trojan prince, and Cressida, the fickle daughter of a traitorous priest ? is intertwined with the exploits of Ulysses, Achilles, and other immortal figures of classical mythology. Based in part on Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde, Shakespeare's work offers a darker and more cynical vision than its predecessor. Comic, tragic, and ironic by turns, the drama shifts between the intimacy of the central romance to the broader perspective of the armies' pointless skirmishes. Frequently regarded as the most modern of Shakespeare's dramas, the play debunks heroic ideals and delivers a powerful statement about the futility of war
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Midwest
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1564-1616
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Shakespeare, William
Dewey number
822.33
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Muir, Kenneth
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Oxford world's classics
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • Troilus (Legendary character)
  • Princes
  • Cressida (Fictitious character)
  • Trojan War
  • Women
  • English drama
  • Troy (Extinct city)
Target audience
adult
Label
Troilus and Cressida, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486790091
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11607261
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11607261
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MWT11607261
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Troilus and Cressida, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486790091
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11607261
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11607261
System control number
MWT11607261
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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