The Resource Beatrice and Benedick, Marina Fiorato

Beatrice and Benedick, Marina Fiorato

Label
Beatrice and Benedick
Title
Beatrice and Benedick
Statement of responsibility
Marina Fiorato
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Hidden in the language of Shakespeare's best-loved comedy Much Ado About Nothing are several clues to an intriguing tale. It seems that the witty lovers Beatrice and Benedick had a previous love affair that ended bitterly. But how did they meet? Why did they part? And what brought them together again?When nineteen year old Beatrice is brought to live at her uncle's court in Sicily to be a companion to his daughter, she first meets Benedick, a young soldier who is there with a Spanish lord on a month-long sojourn. As they begin to wage their war of wit, their words mask their deep love for one another. But the pair are cruelly parted by misunderstanding and slander. Heartbroken, Benedick sails to England on the ill-fated Spanish Armada. Beatrice returns to her home in the North and an unwanted betrothal. While Benedick must fight for his life on board ship, Beatrice fights for her freedom from an arranged marriage. From the point of view of Beatrice and Benedick we hear the lovers tell their own story, taking us from the sunlit southern courts of Sicily, to the crippled Armada on the frozen northern seas, to the gorgeous Renaissance cities of the north. From Marina Fiorato, author of the acclaimed historical novel The Glassblower of Murano, comes a beautifully imagined Beatrice and Benedick. "--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fiorato, Marina
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6106.I67
LC item number
B43 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Armada, 1588
  • Italy
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Beatrice and Benedick, Marina Fiorato
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
pages ; cm
Isbn
9781250077134
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015029696
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (DLC) 2015029696
  • 1399899
Label
Beatrice and Benedick, Marina Fiorato
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
pages ; cm
Isbn
9781250077134
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015029696
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (DLC) 2015029696
  • 1399899

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