Romeo and Juliet
Penguin UK, 7.04.2005 г. - 320 страници
'Shakespeare invented the human as we continue to know it' Harold Bloom
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One must qualify this slightly. The Nurse says she teases Juliet 'sometimes' by
comparing Romeo unfavourably with Paris, and Juliet recalls that she has also
praised him to the skies 'So many thousand times' (see notes to II.4.199 ...
(Nicely conflated with the Mrs Gamp of Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit, the latter
makes much of the fact that her friend 'Mrs Harris' rhymes with 'Paris'.) The Nurse
triumphantly points out to the assembled company that the best defence of ...
Verona does have a prince and more than one count (Anselm as well as Paris),
but it is mainly composed of 'streets' and a 'household', both of them seething with
low life, with ropery and drudgery. The Montagues and Capulets seem less like ...
Performances on stage and screen sometimes omit the intruders, Tybalt and
Paris, but Shakespeare seems to have wanted this tomb-womb to be crowded
and charged with sex and violence. It seems less the site of new birth than a
'O, what learning is!' exclaims the Nurse after the Friar has calmed down the
suicidally inclined Romeo with a lecture on all the good reasons he has to be '
happy' (III.3.160). 'Well, we were born to die', mutters Juliet's father to Paris,
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Romeo and Juliet. William Shakespeare. Folger Shakespeare Library. 1992. As I said above, this was a book club selection. Cannot remember when I last read this play, but I loved reading it this time ... Прочетете пълната рецензия
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A classic book that has been rehashed and regurgitated ad nauseum for almost 500 years, it's little surprise why screenwriters and book authors keep on basing stories from this tragic love story of ... Прочетете пълната рецензия
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