Cymbeline


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Cymbeline

(ˈsɪmbəliːn)
n
(Biography) See Cunobelinus
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- Love's Labour's Lost; Two Gentlemen of Verona; Comedy of Errors; Merchant of Venice; Taming of the Shrew; A Midsummer Night's Dream; All's Well that Ends Well; Merry Wives of Windsor; Much Ado About Nothing; As You Like It; Twelfth Night; Troilus and Cressida; Measure for Measure; Pericles; Cymbeline; The Tempest; A Winter's Tale.
'Cymbeline,' 'The Winter's Tale,' and 'The Tempest,' suggest that men do best to forget what is painful and center their attention on the pleasing and encouraging things in a world where there is at least an inexhaustible store of beauty and goodness and delight.
I don't think I've ever heard a teacher even allude to the possibility that some of Shakespeare's plays really don't need to be read or performed again (Cymbeline comes to mind).
Alexander, "Cymbeline: The Afterlife" (135-54); Virginia Mason Vaughan, "Literary Invocations of The Tempest" (155-72); Eugene Giddens, "Pericles: The Afterlife" (173-84); Suzanne Gossett, "The Two Noble Kinsmen and King Henry VIII: The Last Last Plays" (185-202).
Ros King's new study of Cymbeline is at its heart a revisionist defense of one of Shakespeare's most neglected plays--not only overlooked, but (as King would have it) continuously misunderstood.
She looks at the fairy feminism of A Midsummer Night's Dream, fairy honest knaveries in The Merry Wives of Windsor, fairyland meets the fifth monarchy in Ben Jonson's The Alchemist, social role transgressions and gender transformation in Cymbeline, and the fairy defense in witchcraft trials.
There is more to a play than a plot but not much more than that has survived of Shakespeare's Cymbeline in this production by the highly regarded Cornish theatre company, Kneehigh.
The eccentric theatre company, which rehearses its shows in a barn on the clifftops, has just had its critically-acclaimed production of Tristan and Yseult nominated for a TMA award, but Cymbeline is its first venture into Shakespeare.
The next event will be held on 6 September at 7:30pm with performances from Cymbeline, Paranoia, Jen North, Drowning Days and L&P Club feat DJ Glenbek.
Awarded a tidy sum in her divorce, Nina retired at 41 to a historic Queen Anne house in quaint Cymbeline, GA.
Anna Gerard's Peach Clobbered (Crooked Lane, $26.99, 9781643850061, eBook available) introduces Nina Fleet, new to Cymbeline, Georgia, and tentatively converting her gorgeous home into a B&B.
The Defamation of Cicely Lee is inspired by Cymbeline, believed to be one of Shakespeare's final plays.