The Tempest: Complete Study Edition

The Tempest: Complete Study Edition

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The Tempest is one of Shakespeare's later plays and can be classified as a romance. While it is an enjoyable fairy tale of sorts, complete with good and bad, uncomplicated love and miraculous incidents, the play also incorporates many of the playwright's common themes, such as the reconciliation of families that endure hardship. The CliffsComplete The Tempest is a revised and expanded study edition. It contains Shakespeare's original play, a glossary, and expert commentary in a unique, 2-column format. To enhance your learning, notes and definitions appear directly opposite the line in which they occur, and a review section follows the play. This edition also introduces you to the life, works, and times of William Shakespeare.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 12.7mm | 22.68g
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Cliffs Notes Inc.,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0764585762
  • 9780764585760
  • 253,768

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The Tempest is one of Shakespeare's later plays and can be classified as a romance. While it is an enjoyable fairy tale of sorts, complete with good and bad, uncomplicated love and miraculous incidents, the play also incorporates many of the playwright's common themes, such as the reconciliation of families that endure hardship."The CliffsComplete The Tempest" is a revised and expanded study edition. It contains Shakespeare's original play, a glossary, and expert commentary in a unique, 2-column format. To enhance your learning, notes and definitions appear directly opposite the line in which they occur, and a review section follows the play. This edition also introduces you to the life, works, and times of William Shakespeare.show more

About William Shakespeare

About the Author Matthew C. Hansen has a B.A. in English from Washington & Lee University and an M.Phil. with a concentration on Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama from University College, Oxford. He has taught literature and directed productions of Shakespeare in England and the United States including, most recently, a production of The Tempest. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln where he holds a teaching fellowship.show more

Table of contents

Introduction. Act I. Act II. Act III. Act IV. Act V. CliffsComplete Review. CliffsComplete Resource Center. Index.show more

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