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The Winter's Tale (Signet Classics)

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The Newly Revised Signet Classic Shakespeare Series The work of the world’s greatest dramatist edited by outstanding scholars

The Winter’s Tale

Unique Features of the Signet Classic Shakespeare

• An extensive overview of Shakespeare’s life, world, and theater by the general editor of the Signet Classic Shakespeare series, Sylvan Barnet

• Special introduction to the play by the editor, Frank Kermode, Fellow of the British Academy

• Source from which Shakespeare derived The Winter’s Tale—a generous selection from Robert Greene’s Pandosto

• Dramatic criticism from the past and present: commentaries by Simon Forman, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, E.M.W. Tillyard, G. Wilson Knight, Carol Thomas Neely, and Coppelia Kahn

• A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable productions of The Winter’s Tale, then and now

• Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable type

• Up-to-date list of recommended readings

Synopsis:

Newly revised!

Synopsis:

Shakespeare's great tragicomic romance, "The Winter's Tale", includes the newly updated features of the Signet Classic Shakespeare series, dramatic criticism and a special Introduction by editor Sylvan Barnet.

Table of Contents

Simon Forman: ?The Winter?s Tale? at the Globe, 1611, the 15 of May

Samuel Taylor Coleridge; [Comments on ?The Winter?s Tale?]

E. M. W. Tillyard: From Shakespeare?s Last Plays

G. Wilson Knight: From The Crown of Life

Wolfgang Clemen: From The Development of Shakespeare?s Imagery

NEWLY ADDED ESSAYS:

Carol Thomas Neely: ?The Winter?s Tale?: Women and Issue

Sylvan Barnet: ?The Winter?s Tale? on the Stage

Product Details

ISBN:
9780451527141
Introduction:
Barnet, Sylvan
Publisher:
Signet Classics
Introduction by:
Barnet, Sylvan
Introduction:
Barnet, Sylvan
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Barnet, Sylvan
Author:
Kermode, Frank
Location:
New York
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
British and irish drama (dramatic works by on
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Shakespeare, Signet Classic
Series Volume:
no. 229
Publication Date:
19981131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.02x4.48x.68 in. .31 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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