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Measure for measure

By William Shakespeare
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Book Description

Clowns and magistrates, nuns and prostitutes, saints and sinners-all > take the stage in Measure for Measure, Shakespeare's provocative > meditation on justice, law, and mercy. This modernized text, newly > edited from the First Folio (1623), provides a complete record of > textual notes and ample commentary. Concise and helpful appendices > discuss language and rhetoric, sources and adaptations, the play in > performance, and characters; they include a fully annotated > bibliography of print and Internet sources. An accompanying website > off ers additional resources: www.loyola.edu/measure. Through "Aperio > Series: Loyola Humane Texts," Loyola College in Maryland publishes > important and illuminating Humanities texts that have been edited, > annotated, and/or translated by the College's students in > collaboration with faculty. Students work with faculty to design and > publish the texts. The texts are intended for all readers but should > be of particular interest and use to college students and classes. > Contributors: Jedidiah D. Adams, Sarah P. Biernacki, Hannah W. > Blauvelt, Amanda H. Cammarata, Alison J. Koentje, Brian J. Olszak, > Daniel J. Procaccini, Paul J. Zajac. Edited by Robert S. Miola >

Table of Contents
  • MEASURE FOR MEASURE
  • DRAMATIS PERSONAE
    • SCENE: Vienna
      • ACT I. SCENE I. The DUKE'S palace
  • SCENE II. A street
  • SCENE III. A monastery
  • SCENE IV. A nunnery
    • ACT II. Scene I. A hall in ANGELO'S house
  • SCENE II. Another room in ANGELO'S house
  • SCENE III. A prison
  • SCENE IV. ANGELO'S house
    • ACT III. SCENE I. The prison
  • Scene II. The street before the prison
  • Act IV. Scene I. The moated grange at Saint Duke's
  • SCENE II. The prison
  • SCENE III. The prison
  • SCENE IV. ANGELO'S house
  • SCENE V. Fields without the town
  • SCENE VI. A street near the city gate
    • ACT V. SCENE I. The city gate
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