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As You Like It : Staged: the origins of YA’s greatest tropes

As You Like It : Staged: the origins of YA’s greatest tropes by William Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare

£8.99

Available on backorder

Format:Paperback

Page Count:240

Date Published:14 Mar 2024

ISBN:9780241682111

Synopsis

With a foreword by Talia Hibbert, author of Get a Life, Chloe Brown.

‘We that are true lovers run into strange capers’

Banished from her ambitious uncle’s court, the lovesick Rosalind flees to the forest with her cousin, Celia. Disguised as the handsome shepherd Ganymede and simple shepherdess Aliena, the two soon meet the dashing Orlando – forced into hiding by a plot against his life, heartbroken at the separation from his beloved Rosalind.

Fooled by Rosalind’s disguise, Orlando grows close to ‘Ganymede’. But Phoebe, a local shepherdess, also has her eye on Ganymede. As their hopes and dreams entangle, can everyone get what they want?

As You Like It is Shakespeare’s brilliant gender swapping, fake dating classic comedy of errors.

For readers 13+

Discover STAGED, a limited collection of Shakespeare’s unabridged plays that celebrates the genius of the Bard and the tropes that continue to delight YA readers to this day.

Explore the rest of the STAGED collection:
Hamlet – With a foreword by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé
Macbeth – With a foreword by Kat Delacorte
A Midsummer Night’s Dream – With a foreword by Becky Albertalli
Much Ado About Nothing – With a foreword by Holly Bourne
Romeo and Juliet – With a foreword by Jennifer Niven

 

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