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Comic Conversation and Rough Justice

R.W. Maslen

Dr. Robert Maslen is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Glasgow where he specialises in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century literature, especially prose, and twentieth-century fantastic fiction. He has published two monographs, Elizabethan Fictions (1997) and Shakespeare and Comedy (Arden, 2005). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shakespeare and Comedy

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2005


...The Politics of Comic Language In The Comedy of Errors, the twins Antipholus of Syracuse and Antipholus of Ephesus share the same name, the same face and (presumably) the same taste in clothes, and their twin servants too...