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The Tempest,9780198320319

The Tempest

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ISBN13:

9780198320319

ISBN10:
0198320310
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/23/2003
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press, USA
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Summary

As well as the complete and unabridged text, each play in this series hasan extensive range of student's notes. These include detailed and clearexplanations of difficult words and passages, a synopsis of the plot, summariesof individual scenes, and notes on the main characters. Also included is a widerange of questions and activities for work in class, together with thehistorical background to Shakespeare's England, a brief biography ofShakespeare, and a complete list of his plays. For this new edition, the text ofthe play, the notes, and the introductory matter have all been revised so as tomake them clearer and more accessible. In addition, the entire text of the bookhas been redesigned and reset to make it easier to read. The illustrations havebeen completely redrawn, photographs of recent stage production have beenincluded and there is a new, attractive cover design.

Author Biography

Roma Gill, has taught Shakespeare at all levels. She has acted in and directed Shakespeare's plays and has lectured on Shakespeare all over the world

Table of Contents

Introduction v
About the Play v
Leading Characters in the Play vii
Synopsis ix
The Tempest: commentary x
State of the art xxiii
Shakespeare's Verse xxvi
Source, Date, and Text xxviii
Characters in the Play xxx
The Tempest
1(91)
Shakespeare's Sources
92(6)
Enchantment and Ariel
98(3)
U. A. Fanthorpe: The Heir
101(1)
Music in The Tempest
102(5)
Classwork and Examinations
107(11)
Discussion of Themes and Topics
107(1)
Character Study
108(2)
Activities
110(2)
Context Questions
112(1)
Critical Appreciation
113(3)
Essays
116(1)
Projects
117(1)
Background
118(5)
Government
118(1)
Religion
118(1)
Education
119(1)
Language
119(1)
Drama
119(1)
Theatre
120(3)
Further Reading 123(2)
William Shakespeare 1564--1616 125(2)
List of Shakespeare's Plays 127


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