The Tempest (Barnes & Noble Shakespeare)

The Tempest (Barnes & Noble Shakespeare)

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by William Shakespeare
     
 

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The Tempest, by William Shakespeare, is part of the Barnes & Noble Shakespeare series. This unique series features newly edited texts prepared by leading scholars from America and Great Britain, in collaboration with one of the world's foremost Shakespeare authorities, David Scott Kastan of Columbia University. Together they have produced texts as faithful as… See more details below

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The Tempest, by William Shakespeare, is part of the Barnes & Noble Shakespeare series. This unique series features newly edited texts prepared by leading scholars from America and Great Britain, in collaboration with one of the world's foremost Shakespeare authorities, David Scott Kastan of Columbia University. Together they have produced texts as faithful as possible to those that Shakespeare wrote.

Each volume in the Barnes & Noble Shakespeare includes:

• New Scholarship - Premiere scholars introduce each play with contemporary scholarship. An essay on editing the text provides an in-depth look at the quartos and folios used in the edition.
• Contextualizing Essays - Essays on Shakespeare's England, language, and life, along with essays on performing Shakespeare and significant performances frame the play in both historical and theatrical context for readers. A look at the lasting influence of the play on music, art, film, and dance creates an interdisciplinary framework with which to approach the play.
• Better Notes - Through one-word margin definitions, facing-page glosses, and longer end notes after the play, our innovative approach to notes pulls readers away from the text fewer times while providing them with more information and comprehensive analysis.
• Further Reading - An annotated bibliography of titles, hand-selected by the introduction author, takes readers beyond the edition for further reading.

An extraordinary blend of visual spectacle, story, and poetry, The Tempest is Shakespeare's dramatic meditation on the art of power. The editor, Gordon McMullan, illuminates the play by putting it in the context of early modern writings on colonization and political conflict.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411465930
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble Shakespeare
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Shakespeare
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
421,786
File size:
10 MB

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