The Late Romances Pericles; Cymbeline; The Winter's Tale; The Tempest Bantam Classics Summary ☆ 109

The Late Romances Pericles; Cymbeline; The Winter's Tale; The Tempest Bantam Classics

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D of intrigue and slander to one of reconciliation and forgiveness and contains two of Shakespeare’s most poignantly beautiful songsThe Winter's TaleFrom a darkly melodramatic beginning to a joyous pastoral ending this romance of a jealous king and his long suffering ueen is superb entertainment with rev. Geometric Dimensioning And Tolerancing: Self Study Workbook poignantly beautiful songsThe Winter's TaleFrom a darkly melodramatic beginning to a joyous Moksha: Writings on Psychedelics & the Visionary Experience pastoral ending this romance of a jealous king and his long suffering ueen is superb entertainment with rev.

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Elations plot twists and a final compelling theatrical moment of discoveryThe TempestThis tale of the exiled Duke of Milan marooned on an enchanted island is so richly filled with music and magic romance and comedy that its theme of love and reconciliation offers a splendid feast for the senses and the hea. Magicalamity plot twists and a final compelling theatrical moment of discoveryThe TempestThis tale of the exiled Duke of Milan marooned on an enchanted island is so richly filled with music and magic romance and comedy that its theme of love and reconciliation offers a splendid feast for the senses and the hea.

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PericlesThe first of Shakespeare’s late romances moves spectacularly from one dramatic period to another as the hero Pericles sails off to adventure and love and experiences what for him is a miracleCymbelineA favorite romantic drama this play of a wife unjustly accused of faithlessness moves from a worl. Search for the White Moon period to another as the hero Pericles sails off to adventure and love and experiences what for him is a miracleCymbelineA favorite romantic drama this Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality play of a wife unjustly accused of faithlessness moves from a worl.


3 thoughts on “The Late Romances Pericles; Cymbeline; The Winter's Tale; The Tempest Bantam Classics

  1. says:

    Many years ago I foolishly bet one of my drinking comapnions in a bar that Shakespeare's The Tempest was not a comedy Since this was in the years before the Internet the bet was settled by crossing the street to a local bookstore and finding a book which purported to be an “authority” on Shakespeare I lost because my opponent was smart enough to find an author with a traditionalist view of the line between tragedy and comedy no one dies it’s a comedy Had we been fortunate enough to locate this volume it would have provided us with the concept of “tragi comedy” and we’d have had a whole new argument to settleI bring that up because it seems to me that the real value of this edition of four Shakespeare plays is the analysis provided by David Bevington and his fellow editors not so much the texts of the plays themselves These are by and large among the least readable of Shakespeare’s works They need to be seen in performance not read alone and this volume really is too unwieldy to work as a script for putting on performances But there is a good introduction to each play some material on the history of their performance details on the sources Shakespeare used to create the plays and other tidbits like memorable lines and suggestions for further reading all of which make this a useful addition to the Shakespeare fan’s collection Of the plays my favorite remains “The Tempest” which I take it was the last one Shakespeare wrote It deals with uestions of the New World and with magic and fantasy as well as the proper relationship between parent and offspring when the child has matured to the point of independence It is also the source text for the science fiction classic “The Forbidden Planet” so how could I fail to like it? After that for me “Cymbelline” is a very good story of a man who like Othello unwisely doubts his mate’s chastity but avoids the dire fate of that play’s protagonist “The Winter’s Tale” is a good one that really needs to be seen to be appreciated and “Pericles” has never made any sense to me at all As the editors suggest there are themes in all of them that suggest Shakespeare was coming to terms with his own maturity especially uestions of the proper relationship between fathers and daughters aging husbands and their wives


  2. says:

    The Bantam classics edition of Shakespeare's late romances offers four of the great playwright's later works written as literary tastes and theatrical fashions entered a period of change This volume contains full texts of Pericles Cymbeline The Winter's Tale and The Tempest Preceding each play is an introductory essay and an essay on the history of its performance Excellent footnotes accompany each play with helpful highlights illuminating puns and Elizabethan wordplay whose meaning may not be obvious to twenty first century readers Each play is followed by textual notes and excerpts from Shakespeare's sources


  3. says:

    Finally finished the Tempest It's not that I don't like the story it's just so incredibly hard to get back in to the style of Shakespeare when you haven't read it for ages I started reading this story because I heard that it influenced Aldous Huxley's classic Brave New World which I have not read yet and thought it would be interesting Several months later I'm happy I read it but I think I'll go back to less demanding writing styles for a while