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William Shakespeare - The Tempest (Arden Shakespeare) - 9781408133477 - V9781408133477
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The Tempest (Arden Shakespeare)

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Description for The Tempest (Arden Shakespeare) Paperback. The Tempest isone of Shakespeare's enduringly popular and much-studied later plays. The introduction has been extended to focus on new scholarship about the play's first production and to take account of major theatre and film versions since first publication in 1999, including Julie Taymor's 2010 film starring Helen Mirren. Editor(s): Vaughan, Alden T.; Vaughan, Prof. Virginia Mason. Series: Arden Shakespeare. Num Pages: 416 pages, 20 in text black & white. BIC Classification: DDS. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 202 x 68 x 23. Weight in Grams: 444.
The Tempest is one of Shakespeare's most popular plays, both in the classroom and in the theatre, and this revision brings the Arden 3 edition right up-to-date. A completely new section of the introduction discusses new thinking about Shakespeare's sources for the play and examines his treatment of colonial themes, as well as covering key productions since this edition was first published in 1999. Most importantly it looks at Julie Taymor's ground-breaking 2010 film starring Helen Mirren as "Prospera." Alden and Virginia Vaughan's edition of The Tempest is much valued for its authority and originality and their revision ... Read more

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About William Shakespeare
Alden T. Vaughan is an Affiliate Professor at Clark University, USA and a Professor Emeritus at Columbia University, USA. He is co-editor of the Arden Third Series edition of The Tempest. William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English dramatist, poet, and actor, generally regarded as the greatest playwright of all time. Virginia Mason Vaughan is Professor Emerita and Research ... Read more

Reviews for The Tempest (Arden Shakespeare)
'The Tempest is a play that insists on both a dreaminess and its metaphysical significance.'
Henry Hitchings, Evening Standard 15.6.10
'It's often said The Tempest is better read than performed.'
Christopher Hart, Sunday Times, 4.7.10
‘Because the Vaughans are steeped in The Tempest, having both produced separate volumes about the play, their attempts to cram in ... Read more

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