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The tempest

Author: Neil Heims; Harold Bloom; William Shakespeare
Publisher: New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, ©2008.
Series: Bloom's Shakespeare through the ages.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For many, "The Tempest" constitutes Shakespeare's farewell to the stage. It seems to foreshadow a powerful movement of retreat, and it stands as one of the most evocative and moving explorations of human possibilities and limits. Contains a selection of criticism through the centuries on "The Tempest", as well as a biography of Shakespeare.
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Genre/Form: Tragicomedy
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tempest.
New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, c2008
(OCoLC)680475189
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Heims; Harold Bloom; William Shakespeare
ISBN: 9780791095775 0791095770
OCLC Number: 156975288
Description: xiii, 276 p. ; 25.
Contents: Series introduction --
Introduction / Harold Bloom --
Biography of William Shakespeare --
Summary of The Tempest --
Key passages in The Tempest --
List of characters in The Tempest --
Criticism through the ages --
The Tempest in the seventeenth century --
"Of cannibals," from The essays of Michel de Montainge / Michel de Montaigne 1580 --
From The Diary of Samuel Pepys / Samuel Pepys 1667-1668 --
From the preface to The Tempest, or The enchanted island / John Dryden 1669 --
From the prologue to The Tempest, or The enchanted island / John Dryden / John Dryden 1669 --
From The Tempest, or The enchanted island / John Dryden and William Davenant 1669 --
From the preface to Troilus and Cressida / John Dryden 1679. The Tempest in the eighteenth century --
From Some account of the life of Mr. William Shakespear / Nicolas Rowe 1709 --
From "remarks on the plays of Shakespear," in The works of Mr. William Shakespear / Charles Gildon 1710 --
From The works of Shakespeare, collated with the oldest copies, and corrected, with notes, exemplary and critical / Lewis Theobald 1733 --
"Observations on The Tempest of Shakespeare" and "Observations on The Tempest concluded," from The adventurer / Joseph Warton 1753-1754 --
From The works of Mr. William Shakespear / Samuel Johnson 1765 --
From Notes and various readings to Shakespeare / Edward Capell 1780. The Tempest in the nineteenth century --
From Lectures on dramatic art and literature / August Wilhelm Schlegel 1809 --
"Lecture 9," from The lectures of 1811-1812 / Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1811-1812 --
"The Tempest," from Characters of Shakespear's plays / William Hazlitt --
"on the tragedies of Shakespeare; with reference to their fitness for stage-representation" / Charles Lamb 1822 --
"On Miranda," from Shakespeare's heroines : characteristics of women, moral, poetical, and historical / Anna Brownell Jameson 1832 --
Review of The Tempest, from The Athenaeum / [unsigned] 1857 --
From "Caliban upon Setebos ; or, Natural theology in the island" / Robert Browning 1864 --
From Munera pulveris : six essays on the elements of political economy / John Ruskin 1872 --
From Shakspere : a critical study of his mind and art / Edward Dowden 1875 --
From A study of Shakespeare / A.C. Swinburne 1880 --
"Shakespear and Mr. Barrie," from The Saturday Review / George Bernard Shaw 1897. The Tempest in the twentieth century --
"Introduction to The Tempest" / Henry James 1907 --
"The tragic pattern : The Tempest," from Shakespeare's last plays / E.M.W. Tillyard 1938 --
"The Tempest," from Shakespeare / Mark Van Doren 1939 --
"The sea and the mirror : a commentary on Shakespeare's The Tempest" / W.H. Auden 1944 --
"The Shakespearian superman : a study of The Tempest," from The crown of life / G. Wilson Knight 1947 --
"The Tempest," in Scrutiny / Derek Traversi 1949 --
"The Tempest," from The meaning of Shakespeare 1951 / Harold C. Goddard 1951 --
Introduction to The Tempest / Northrop Frye 1959 --
From "Hunt the symbol," in Essays on Shakespeare 1964 --
"The new world savage as stranger," from The stranger in Shakespeare / Leslie A. Fiedler 1972 --
"Introduction," from The Tempest (Bloom's modern critical interpretations) / Harold Bloom 1987 --
"The case of colonialism in The Tempest," from Shakespeare Quarterly / Meredith Anne Skura 1989 --
"Introduction," from Caliban (Bloom's major literary characters) / Harold Bloom 1992. The Tempest in the twenty-first century --
"The discourse of prayer in The Tempest," from Studies in English literature, 1500-1900 / Tom McAlindon 2001 --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Series Title: Bloom's Shakespeare through the ages.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom ; volume editor, Neil Heims.
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