The Tempest (Shakespeare in Production Series)

The Tempest (Shakespeare in Production Series)

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by William Shakespeare
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521783755

ISBN-13: 9780521783750

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This edition of The Tempest is the first dedicated to its stage history. Dymkowski examines four centuries of mainstream, regional, and fringe productions in Britain, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American stagings, and recent Australian, Canadian, French, Italian, and Japanese productions. She analyzes the cultural significance of changes in theatrical

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This edition of The Tempest is the first dedicated to its stage history. Dymkowski examines four centuries of mainstream, regional, and fringe productions in Britain, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American stagings, and recent Australian, Canadian, French, Italian, and Japanese productions. She analyzes the cultural significance of changes in theatrical representation, eg. when and why Caliban began to be represented by a black actor, and Ariel became a man's role rather than a woman's. The commentary annotates each line of the play with details about acting, setting, textual alteration and contemporary reception.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521783750
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Series:
Shakespeare in Production Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
1,075,870
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

List of productions; Introduction; List of characters; The Tempest: text and commentary; Appendix 1: textual variations; Appendix 2: list of principal players; Bibliography.

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William Shakespeare's play The Tempest, is one of the best play i have read so far. In this play, Shakespeare conveys numerous things that relates to the real world. This play is not a easy play to understand. It takes time to know what's happening in each scene. Moreover, the reader needs to analyze each line carefully so he/she can understand what each line means.Over all, The tempest is a great play to read, and i am really sure that once your finished with the play, you would want to read another play by shakespeare.