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Critical Essays on Shakespeare's the Tempest : Critical essays on British literature - Prof. Virginia Mason Vaughan

Critical Essays on Shakespeare's the Tempest

Critical essays on British literature

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The full range of literary traditions comes to life in the Twayne Critical Essays Series. Volume editors have carefully selected critical essays that represent the full spectrum of controversies, trends and methodologies relating to each author's work. Essays include writings from the author's native country and abroad, with interpretations from the time they were writing, through the present day.

Each volume includes:

-- An introduction providing the reader with a lucid overview of criticism from its beginnings -- illuminating controversies, evaluating approaches and sorting out the schools of thought

-- The most influential reviews and the best reprinted scholarly essays

-- A section devoted exclusively to reviews and reactions by the subject's contemporaries

-- Original essays, new translations and revisions commissioned especially for the series

-- Previously unpublished materials such as interviews, lost letters and manuscript fragments

-- A bibliography of the subject's writings and interviews

-- A name and subject index

General Editor's Note
Publisher's Note
Introduction: The Tempest Transformedp. 1
Defiguring Virgil in The Tempestp. 17
From Myth to Dramap. 39
Discourse and the Individual: The Case of Colonialism in The Tempestp. 60
"The Duke of Milan / And His Brave Son": Dynastic Politics in The Tempestp. 91
"A Quaint Device": The Tempest at the Blackfriarsp. 107
"This Island's Mine": Caliban and Colonialismp. 130
Rough Magic and Heavenly Music: The Tempestp. 152
Prospero, Agrippa, and Hocus Pocusp. 193
Reading The Tempestp. 214
"Miranda, Where's Your Sister?": Reading Shakespeare's The Tempestp. 234
Caliban in the "Third World": Shakespeare's Savage as Sociopolitical Symbolp. 247
Indexp. 267
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ISBN: 9780783800516
ISBN-10: 0783800517
Series: Critical essays on British literature
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 274
Published: 16th January 1998
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.1 x 15.9  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.59