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The Tempest: The Oxford Shakespeare

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Description for The Tempest: The Oxford Shakespeare Paperback. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 256 pages, halftones. BIC Classification: DDS; DSBD; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 132 x 15. Weight in Grams: 272.
Performed variously as escapist fantasy, celebratory fiction, and political allegory, The Tempest is one of the plays in which Shakespeare's genius as a poetic dramatist found its fullest expression. Significantly, it was placed first when published in the First Folio of 1623, and is now generally seen as the playwright's most penetrating statement about his art. Stephen Orgel's wide-ranging introduction examines changing attitudes to The Tempest, and reassesses the evidence behind the various readings. He focuses on key characters and their roles and relationships, as well as on the dramatic, historical, and political context, finding the play to be ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Condition
New
Weight
271g
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780199535903
SKU
V9780199535903
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Ref
99-50

About William Shakespeare
Stephen Orgel is Professor of English, Stanford University.

Reviews for The Tempest: The Oxford Shakespeare
The best notes of any edition I've used.
Lewis Ward, Exeter University

Goodreads reviews for The Tempest: The Oxford Shakespeare


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