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The Tempest (Case Studies in Critical Controversy Series) / Edition 1
     

The Tempest (Case Studies in Critical Controversy Series) / Edition 1

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by William Shakespeare, Gerald Graff, James Phelan
 

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ISBN-10: 0312197667

ISBN-13: 9780312197667

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

Designed for “teaching the conflicts,” this critical edition of Shakespeare’s The Tempest reprints the Bevington text of the play along with critical essays representing major critical and cultural controversies surrounding the work. The play and essays are supported by distinctive editorial material — including introductions to

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Designed for “teaching the conflicts,” this critical edition of Shakespeare’s The Tempest reprints the Bevington text of the play along with critical essays representing major critical and cultural controversies surrounding the work. The play and essays are supported by distinctive editorial material — including introductions to Shakespeare's life and work, to critical conflicts in literary studies, and to each controversy that helps students grapple not only with the play’s critical issues but also with cultural debates about literature itself.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312197667
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Case Studies in Critical Controversy Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
5.87(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

PART I. SHAKESPEARE AND THE TEMPEST
Introduction: The Life and Work of William Shakespeare
The Text of The Tempest

PART II. A CASE STUDY IN CRITICAL CONTROVERSY
Introduction: Why Study Critical Controversies about The Tempest?
Literary Study, Politics, and Shakespeare: A Debate
George Will, Literary Politics
Stephen Greenblatt, The Best Way to Kill Our Literary Heritage Is to Turn It into a Decorous Celebration of the New World Order

Sources and Contexts
Michel de Montaigne, from Of the Cannibals
William Strachey, from True Repertory of the Wreck
Sylvester Jourdain, from A Discovery of the Barmudas
Richard Hakluyt, Reasons for Colonization
Bartolome de la Casas, from Letter to Philip, Great Prince of Spain
Ronald Takaki, The Tempest in the Wilderness

Shakespeare and the Power of Order
Frank Kermode, From Shakespeare: The Final Plays
Reuben A. Brower, The Mirror of Analogy: The Tempest

The Postcolonial Challenge
Paul Brown, "This Thing of Darkness I Acknowledge Mine": The Tempest and the Discourse of Colonialism
Francis Barker and Peter Hulme, Nymphs and Reapers Heavily Vanish: The Discursive Con-Texts of The Tempest
Aime Cesaire, A Tempest, Scene 2

Responding to the Challenge
Deborah Willis, Shakespeare's Tempest and the Discourse of Colonialism
David Scott Kastan, "The Duke of Milan/And His Brave Son": Dynastic Politics in The Tempest
Meredith Anne Skura, Discourse and the Individual: The Case of Colonialism in The Tempest

The Feminist Challenge
Ania Loomba, from Gender, Race, Renaissance Drama
Ann Thompson, "Miranda, Where's Your Sister? Reading Shakespeare's Tempest

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I love Shakespeare!