Shakespeare: 'The Tempest'

Author: Moseley, C W R D


PDF ISBN 978-1-84760-030-1 94 pages, illustrations, internal and external hyperlinks; file size 1.31 mb. Licence: printing allowed, copying disabled. Alsi in ePub and Mobi.

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This ilustrated and copiously hyperlinked study guide gives students the basis for an informed discussion of Shakespeare's magical play and to explore what would have been possible reactions to it when it was new. Formats: PDF (recommended), ePub and Mobi


After a discussion of 'Shakespeare, The King's Men and the Court' the book introduces the genre, plot and structure of 'The Tempest'.

It has chapters on 'The Magus, The Philosopher Prince, and Prospero's Estate', 'Educating Miranda: The Tempest and Education', 'Caliban', and 'Inconclusions and Anxieties'.

It ends with extensive hyperlinked materials, including numerous illustrations, on the culture of Shakespeare's time.

About the author

Charles Moseley teaches English and Classics in the University of Cambridge, and was formerly Programme Director of the University's International summer Schools in Shakespeare and English Literature. He has written extensively on Shakespeare and mediaeval literature, and in this series has written on Henry IV, The Tempest and Richard III.


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