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By Ruth Nevo

First released in 1980.

during this examine of Shakespeare's ten early comedies, from The Comedy of Errors to Twelfth Night, the idea that of a dynamic of comedian shape is constructed; the Falstaff performs are visible as a watershed, and the emergence of latest comedian protagonists - the creative, anti-romantic romantic heroine and the idiot - because the summit of the achievement.

The performs are explored from 3 complementary views - theoretical, developmental and interpretative which result in an additional figuring out of the strong relation among the performs' formal complexity and their naturalistic verisimilitude.

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