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'œSources and Contexts' offers a rich collection of documents on the play's central themes'”magic and witchcraft, politics and religion, geography and travel. Writers include Ovid, Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Gabriel Naudé, Michel de Montaigne, and William Strachey. 'œCriticism' collects eighteen responses to The Tempest , from John Dryden and Samuel Taylor Coleridge to Stephen Orgel and Leah Marcus. 'œRewritings and Appropriations' includes creative reactions to The Tempest , by playwrights, filmmakers, and poets, among them H.D., Peter Greenaway, and Ted Hughes. A Selected Bibliography is also included.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. ix
Beginnings and Issues
First Appearancesp. 1
The Genrep. 4
Readings and Interpretationsp. 5
Wives and Mothersp. 18
Magicp. 20
Calibanp. 23
Suitors and Rapistsp. 28
The Renaissance Political Context
Political Marriagesp. 30
Utopia and the New Worldp. 31
Authorityp. 36
Epic and History
Italy and Carthagep. 39
The Masque
Jacobean Court Spectaclesp. 43
The Masque as Image and Symbolp. 47
Renunciation and Resolutionp. 50
Text and Date
The Textp. 56
The Datep. 62
The Play on the Stagep. 64
Editorial Proceduresp. 89
Abbreviations and Referencesp. 89
The Tempestp. 93
The Seamanship of Act I, Scene Ip. 207
The Strachey Letterp. 209
The Musicp. 220
Florio's Montaignep. 227
'Of the Cannibals'p. 227
From 'Of Cruelty'p. 238
Medea's Incantationp. 239
From Ovid, Metamorphoses, viip. 239
From The Fifteen Books of P. Ovidius Naso, Entitled Metamorphosis, Arthur Golding (1567)p. 240
Lineationp. 242
Indexp. 245
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