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The Winter's Tale

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Description for The Winter's Tale Paperback. With an unusual combination of intense drama and comedic moments, The Winters Tale remains one of Shakespeares most complicated and captivating plays. Editor(s): Aasand, Hardin L. Num Pages: 296 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: DDS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 141 x 15. Weight in Grams: 328.
Neither comedy nor tragedy, The Winter’s Tale contains elements of each genre, and defies easy classification. It experiments, like many of Shakespeare’s late plays, with different styles and tones, and draws on a wide range of sources and inspirations. Full of mysteries and miracles, grief and dark humour, this strange play has fascinated critics and theatregoers for centuries. Theatrical and cinematic productions have tried to capture the range of interpretations and staging possibilities presented by The Winter’s Tale, and the introduction to this edition explores the play’s long histories in performance and in criticism. Illustrations and extended notes interleaved ... Read more

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Broadview Press Ltd Canada
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Peterborough, Canada
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About William Shakespeare
Hardin L. Aasand is Professor of English at Indiana University — Purdue University Fort Wayne.

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“This superb new edition of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale is another excellent entry in the relatively new Broadview/Internet Shakespeare Editions series. Its virtues are many: a beautifully organized introduction; very fine glosses with extremely useful enlarged notes and illustrations; excellent sources; very useful analogues; and a superb bibliography. Hardin Aasand’s is now, for me, the teaching edition; I can’t wait ... Read more

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