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The Tempest (No Fear Shakespeare Series) - John Crowther

The Tempest (No Fear Shakespeare Series)


Published: July 2003
For Ages: 12+ years old
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"No Fear Shakespeare" series gives you the complete text of "The Tempest" on the left-hand page, side-by-side with an easy-to-understand translation on the right. Each No Fear Shakespeare contains:

  • The complete text of the original play
  • A line-by-line translation that puts Shakespeare into everyday language
  • A complete list of characters with descriptions
  • Plenty of helpful commentary

List of Illustrationsp. ix
Beginnings and Issues
First Appearancesp. 1
The Genrep. 4
Readings and Interpretationsp. 5
Wives and Mothersp. 18
Magicp. 20
Calibanp. 23
Suitors and Rapistsp. 28
The Renaissance Political Context
Political Marriagesp. 30
Utopia and the New Worldp. 31
Authorityp. 36
Epic and History
Italy and Carthagep. 39
The Masque
Jacobean Court Spectaclesp. 43
The Masque as Image and Symbolp. 47
Renunciation and Resolutionp. 50
Text and Date
The Textp. 56
The Datep. 62
The Play on the Stagep. 64
Editorial Proceduresp. 89
Abbreviations and Referencesp. 89
The Tempestp. 93
The Seamanship of Act I, Scene Ip. 207
The Strachey Letterp. 209
The Musicp. 220
Florio's Montaignep. 227
'Of the Cannibals'p. 227
From 'Of Cruelty'p. 238
Medea's Incantationp. 239
From Ovid, Metamorphoses, viip. 239
From The Fifteen Books of P. Ovidius Naso, Entitled Metamorphosis, translated...by Arthur Golding (1567)p. 240
Lineationp. 242
Indexp. 245
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ISBN: 9781586638498
ISBN-10: 1586638491
Series: No Fear Shakespeare
Audience: General
For Ages: 12+ years old
For Grades: 7 - 10
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: July 2003
Dimensions (cm): 19.0 x 13.4  x 1.9
Weight (kg): 0.23