The Tempest: TEMPEST

August 17, 2000|
The Tempest: TEMPEST by William Shakespeare
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This edition of The Tempest is the first dedicated to its stage history. Dymkowski examines four centuries of mainstream, regional, and fringe productions in Britain, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American stagings, and recent Australian, Canadian, French, Italian, and Japanese productions. She analyzes the cultural significance of changes in theatrical representation, eg. when and why Caliban began to be represented by a black actor, and Ariel became a man''s role rather than a woman''s. The commentary annotates each line of the play with details about acting, setting, textual alteration and contemporary reception.
William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Gra...
Title:The Tempest: TEMPESTFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:408 pages, 9.29 X 6.18 X 1.18 inShipping dimensions:408 pages, 9.29 X 6.18 X 1.18 inPublished:17 août 2000Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521444071

ISBN - 13:9780521444071

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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