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Winter's tale 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, over, with the most daring and moving reconciliation scene in all Shakespeare s plays 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, longlasting 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 ABOUT THE SERIES For overyears Oxford World s Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe Each affordable volume reflects Oxford s commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up to date bibliographies for further study, and much

6 thoughts on “Winter's tale

  1. Valentina Garoli Valentina Garoli says:

    Le edizioni Arden sono una certezza, ottime per gli studenti di letteratura inglese anche grazie alle corpose introduzioni ben curate Non ho quindi dubbi e se dovessi valutare solo il libro che mi arrivato o la velocit di spedizione darei sicuramente 5 stelle, il problema che il pacco mi arrivato con diverse botte, aperto e strappat

  2. Erica G. Erica G. says:

    Il libro arrivato nei tempi previsti e in condizioni perfette Non vedo l ora di leggerlo.

  3. Angelo Pampalone Angelo Pampalone says:

    Un classico senza tempo che tutti pi o meno conoscono.Essendo gratuito sarebbe un peccato se mancasse nela vostra collezione Kindle.

  4. sabr sabr says:

    edizione inglese dell opera di Shakespeare, la consiglio a chiunque deve affrontare esami di letteratura inglese Il libro contiene sia approfondimenti sul dramma shakesperiano che sul background socio culturale elisabettiano

  5. JoF JoF says:

    Find Shakespeare quite a challenge but after reading it several times I really was engrossed and enjoyed it.Needed to read it because I was going to a production of The Winters Tale at the Lyceum in Edinburgh Brilliant production and now I am awakened to Shakespeare after 50 years Read Romeo and Juliet for O level and Othello for A leve

  6. The humble reader The humble reader says:

    like all Arden copies of Shakespeare s plays I have bought I cannot fault its content and all the information collated for the reader.I have not found any other editions of the plays which are so consistently useful.

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