Winter Tale Shakespeare
Running an emotional gamut from betrayal and broken hearts to romance and reconciliation, this 1611 tragicomedy begins with the tyrannical actions of a jealous king, whose baseless suspicions destroy his own family.
Publisher : Dover Publications
published : 2013
Believing his wife, Hermione, to be unfaithful, King Leontes of Sicilia, orders her new-born child abandoned in the wilderness. But when Hermione?s fidelity is proven by the divinations of the Oracle of Delphi, Leontes is cursed to have no heir until his daughter is found. Sixteen years later, the abandoned child, now the shepherdess Perdita, returns...
Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
published : 2014
Running an emotional gamut from betrayal and broken hearts to romance and reconciliation, this 1611 tragicomedy begins with the tyrannical actions of a jealous king, whose baseless suspicions destroy his own family. The play's second half takes place 16 years later, when the lively plot takes a lighthearted turn, abounding in song and dance.
Publisher : Start Publishing LLC
published : 2013
A jealous king, an abandoned daughter, a prince hopelessly in love. Shakespeare?s timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption is reimagined in a new production co-directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh. It was performed as part of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company?s Plays at the Garrick Season in 2015, starring Judi Dench and Kenneth...
Publisher : Nick Hern Books
published : 2015
The life of William Shakespeare, arguably the most significant figure in the Western literary canon, is relatively unknown. Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1565, possibly on the 23rd April, St. George?s Day, and baptised there on 26th April. Little is known of his education and the first firm facts to his life relate to his marriage,...
Publisher : Copyright Group
published : 2016
The Newly Revised Signet Classic Shakespeare Series The work of the world?s greatest dramatist edited by outstanding scholars The Winter?s Tale Unique Features of the Signet Classic Shakespeare ?An extensive overview of Shakespeare?s life, world, and theater by the general editor of the Signet Classic Shakespeare series, Sylvan Barnet...
Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
published : 1998
One of the last plays Shakespeare penned on his own, The Winter?s Tale is a transcendent work of death and rebirth, exploring irrational sexual jealousy, the redemptive world of nature, and the magical power of art. Under the editorial supervision of Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen, two of today?s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, this...
Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
published : 2009