The Resource The winter's tale, edited by Stephen Orgel

The winter's tale, edited by Stephen Orgel

Label
The winter's tale
Title
The winter's tale
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephen Orgel
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Winter's Tale is Shakespeare's most perfectly realized tragi-comedy, as notable for its tragic intensity as for its comic grace and, throughout, for the richness and complexity of its poetry. It concludes, moreover, with the most daring and moving reconciliation scene in all Shakespeare's plays."--BOOK JACKET. "Though the title may suggest an escapist fantasy, recent criticism has seen in the play a profoundly realist psychology and a powerful commentary on the violence implicit in family relationships and deep, long-lasting friendships. Stephen Orgel's edition considers the play in relation to Renaissance conceptions of both dramatic genre and the family, traces the changing critical and theatrical attitudes towards it, and places its psychological and dramatic conflicts within the Jacobean cultural and political context. The commentary pays special attention to the play's linguistic complexity, and the edition also includes a complete reprint of Shakespeare's source, Pandosto, by Robert Greene."--BOOK JACKET
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DLC
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1564-1616
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Shakespeare, William
Dewey number
822.3/3
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2839.A2
LC item number
O74 1996
Literary form
non fiction
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Orgel, Stephen
Series statement
  • World's classics
  • The new folger library
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • English drama
Target audience
adult
Label
The winter's tale, edited by Stephen Orgel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
viii, 295 p.
Isbn
9780192819567
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
95052554
Note
Publisher varies.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • OCM33947192
  • CARL033947192
Label
The winter's tale, edited by Stephen Orgel
Publication
Note
Includes index
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
viii, 295 p.
Isbn
9780192819567
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
95052554
Note
Publisher varies.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • OCM33947192
  • CARL033947192

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