Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare



A revised edition of this intriguing and complex play, updated to cover recent critical thinking and stage history. Troilus and Cressida is a tragedy often labelled a “problem” play because of its apparent blend of genres and its difficult themes. Set in the Trojan Wars it tells a story of doomed love and honour, offering a debased view of human nature in war-time and a stage peopled by generally unsympathetic characters.

The revised edition makes an ideal text for study at undergraduate level and above.

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William Shakespeare




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