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Author: William Shakespeare; Frank Kermode
Publisher: [New York] New American Library [1963]
Series: Signet classics, CD164. The Signet classic Shakespeare
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King Leontes unjustly accuses his wife Hermione of adultery with King Polixenes. He imprisons Hermione, who falls into a swoon he believes is death, and orders her infant daughter to be abandoned on the shore. Sixteen years later, their daughter falls in love with Polixenes's son and when they come to Leontes' kingdom, her identity is revealed. Leontes and Polixenes become friends again, and Hermione is found to be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Tragicomedy
Drama
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Winter's tale.
[New York] New American Library [1963]
(OCoLC)609493530
Named Person: William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Frank Kermode
OCLC Number: 2415539
Description: 223 pages 18 cm.
Contents: Shakespeare: prefatory remarks --
Introduction --
The Winter's tale --
Textual note --
The source of The Winter's tale --
Commentaries --
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 --
Suggested references.
Series Title: Signet classics, CD164. The Signet classic Shakespeare
Responsibility: Edited by Frank Kermode.

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King Leontes unjustly accuses his wife Hermione of adultery with King Polixenes. He imprisons Hermione, who falls into a swoon he believes is death, and orders her infant daughter to be abandoned on the shore. Sixteen years later, their daughter falls in love with Polixenes's son and when they come to Leontes' kingdom, her identity is revealed. Leontes and Polixenes become friends again, and Hermione is found to be alive after all.

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