More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 12/17/2003.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
'Sources 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. 'Criticism' collects eighteen responses to The Tempest , from John Dryden and Samuel Taylor Coleridge to Stephen Orgel and Leah Marcus. 'Rewritings 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 Illustrations||p. ix|
|Beginnings and Issues|
|First Appearances||p. 1|
|The Genre||p. 4|
|Readings and Interpretations||p. 5|
|Wives and Mothers||p. 18|
|Suitors and Rapists||p. 28|
|The Renaissance Political Context|
|Political Marriages||p. 30|
|Utopia and the New World||p. 31|
|Epic and History|
|Italy and Carthage||p. 39|
|Jacobean Court Spectacles||p. 43|
|The Masque as Image and Symbol||p. 47|
|Renunciation and Resolution||p. 50|
|Text and Date|
|The Text||p. 56|
|The Date||p. 62|
|The Play on the Stage||p. 64|
|Editorial Procedures||p. 89|
|Abbreviations and References||p. 89|
|The Tempest||p. 93|
|The Seamanship of Act I, Scene I||p. 207|
|The Strachey Letter||p. 209|
|The Music||p. 220|
|Florio's Montaigne||p. 227|
|'Of the Cannibals'||p. 227|
|From 'Of Cruelty'||p. 238|
|Medea's Incantation||p. 239|
|From Ovid, Metamorphoses, vii||p. 239|
|From The Fifteen Books of P. Ovidius Naso, Entitled Metamorphosis, translated...by Arthur Golding (1567)||p. 240|
|Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.|