The Tempest

May 16, 2013|
The Tempest by William Shakespeare
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The Tempest is one of the most suggestive, yet most elusive of all Shakespeare''s plays, and has provoked a wide range of critical interpretations. It is a magical romance, yet deeply and problematically embedded in seventeenth-century debates about authority and power. In this updated edition, David Lindley has thoroughly revised the introduction and reading list to take account of the latest directions in criticism and performance. Including a new section on casting in recent productions, Lindley''s introduction explores the complex questions this raises about colonization, racial and gender stereotypes, and the nature of the theatrical experience. Careful attention is also given to the play''s dramatic form, stagecraft, and use of music and spectacle, to demonstrate its uniquely experimental nature.
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 TempestFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:302 pages, 9.09 X 6.1 X 0.79 inShipping dimensions:302 pages, 9.09 X 6.1 X 0.79 inPublished:16 mai 2013Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1107021529

ISBN - 13:9781107021525

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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