The Winter's Tale
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The Winter's Tale

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Edited, introduced and annotated by Cedric Watts, Research Professor of English, University of Sussex.


The Winter's Tale, one of Shakespeare's later romantic comedies, offers a striking and challenging mixture of tragic and violent events, lyrical love-speeches, farcical comedy, pastoral song and dance, and, eventually, dramatic revelations and reunions. Thematically, there is a rich orchestration of the contrasts between age and youth, corruption and innocence, decline and regeneration. Both Leontes' murderous jealousy and Perdita's love-relationship with Florizel are eloquently intense. In the theatre, The Winter's Tale often proves to be diversely entertaining and deeply moving.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 124 x 194 x 10mm | 117.94g
  • Herts, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 1853262358
  • 9781853262357
  • 42,016

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