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The Tempest,9780198321514

The Tempest

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780198321514

ISBN10:
0198321511
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
5/25/2006
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press, USA
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Summary

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed forstudents, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clearbackground information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. Inthis edition of The Tempest, illustrations have been extended and updated; thepreliminary notes have been expanded; reading lists have been updated, andinclude websites; and the classroom notes have been brought in line with recentpractice. The Tempest is a set text for 11-14 year olds in England and remainsone of the most accessible and popular of Shakespeare's plays for secondarystudents the world over.

Table of Contents

Introduction v
About the Play v
Leading Characters in the Play vii
Synopsis x
The Tempest: Commentary xi
State of the Art xxv
Shakespeare's Verse xxviii
Source, Text, and Date xxx
Characters in the Play xxxii
The Tempest
1(91)
The Tempest: the Source
92(6)
Enchantment and Ariel
98(3)
U. A. Fanthorpe, `The Heir'
101(1)
Music in The Tempest
102(5)
Background
107(4)
England in 1611
107(4)
William Shakespeare, 1564--1616
111(2)
Approximate Dates of Composition of Shakespeare's Works
113(2)
Exploring The Tempest in the Classroom
115(8)
Ways into the Play
115(1)
Setting the Scene
116(1)
Keeping Track of the Action
117(1)
Characters
118(1)
Themes and Key Ideas
119(1)
Shakespeare's Language
120(1)
Exploring with Drama
121(1)
Writing about The Tempest
122(1)
Further Reading and Resources 123


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