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Much ado about nothing.

William Shakespeare

Much ado about nothing.

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Published by W. C. Brown in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Messina (Italy)
    • Subjects:
    • Courtship -- Drama,
    • Conspiracies -- Drama,
    • Rejection (Psychology) -- Drama,
    • Messina (Italy) -- Drama

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEdited by Barbara K. Lewalski.
      GenreDrama.
      SeriesThe Blackfriars Shakespeare
      ContributionsLewalski, Barbara Kiefer, 1931- ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR2828.A2 L45
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 68 p.
      Number of Pages68
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4404127M
      ISBN 100697039072
      LC Control Number79006280
      OCLC/WorldCa34306


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The action of Much Ado About Nothing occurs during several days of a visit by Don Pedro, Prince of Aragon, and his followers at the large estate of Leonato, Governor of Pedro has been victorious in a small war against his own half-brother, Don John, who has now (reluctantly) joined him.

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The men are back from the war, and everyone is ready for romance. The dashing young Claudio falls for Hero, the daughter of Leonato, governor of Messina, and his friend Don Pedro helps him secure her affection.

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Scene 1: After supper, Leonato invites his guests to a great masked ball where Beatrice and Benedick continue to provide some light comedy—although they love each other, they can’t stop mocking each other long enough to admit it.

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