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The Tempest (Bantam Classics)

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This joyous play, the last comedy of Shakespeare's career, sums up his stagecraft with a display of seemingly effortless skill. Prospero, exiled Duke of Milan, living on an enchanted island, has the opportunity to punish and forgive his enemies when he raises a tempest that drives them ashore—as well as to forestall a rebellion, to arrange the meeting of his daughter, Miranda, with an eminently suitable young prince, and, more important, to relinquish his magic powers in recognition of his advancing age. Richly filled with music and magic, romance and comedy, the play's theme of love and reconciliation offers a splendid feast for the senses and the heart.

About the Author

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1564. In London, Shakespeare became the principal playwright and shareholder of the successful acting troupe the Lord Chamberlin's men (later, under James I, called the King's men) which built and occupied the Globe theater. In 1616, he died in Stratford after having written 37 plays, sonnets, and other poetry which would become crucial to the cannon of English literature.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780553213072
Editor:
Bevington, David M.
Editor:
Bevington, David M.
Editor:
Bevington, David
Editor:
Kastan, David Scott
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Publisher:
Bantam Books
Location:
Toronto ;
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Fathers and daughters
Subject:
Islands
Subject:
Tempest
Subject:
Magicians
Subject:
Castaways
Subject:
Tragicomedy
Subject:
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc.
Subject:
Magicians -- Drama.
Subject:
British & Irish
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Bantam Classics
Series Volume:
3. seri, no. 2
Publication Date:
19880131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
6.92x4.46x.72 in. .26 lbs.

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