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The Winter's Tale

Signet Classic Shakespeare

William Shakespeare - Author

Sylvan Barnet - Introduction by

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ISBN 9780451527141 | 304 pages | 01 Nov 1998 | Signet Classic | 4.17 x 6.73in | 18 - AND UP
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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

• Special introduction to the play by the editor, Frank Kermode, Fellow of the British Academy

• Source from which Shakespeare derived The Winter’s Tale—a generous selection from Robert Greene’s Pandosto

• Dramatic criticism from the past and present: commentaries by Simon Forman, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, E.M.W. Tillyard, G. Wilson Knight, Carol Thomas Neely, and Coppelia Kahn

• A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable productions of The Winter’s Tale, then and now

• Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable type

• Up-to-date list of recommended readings


The Winter?s Tale - William Shakespeare - Edited by Frank Kermode

Simon Forman: ?The Winter?s Tale? at the Globe, 1611, the 15 of May
Samuel Taylor Coleridge; [Comments on ?The Winter?s Tale?]
E. M. W. Tillyard: From Shakespeare?s Last Plays
G. Wilson Knight: From The Crown of Life
Wolfgang Clemen: From The Development of Shakespeare?s Imagery

NEWLY ADDED ESSAYS:
Carol Thomas Neely: ?The Winter?s Tale?: Women and Issue
Sylvan Barnet: ?The Winter?s Tale? on the Stage