Free eBook The Tempest (The Arden Shakespeare) download
by William Shakespeare
Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Routledge Kegan & Paul; 6th ed. edition (June 1, 1962)
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The tempest act I. scene 1. On a ship at sea; a tempestuous noise of thunder and lightning heard. Heigh, my hearts! cheerly, cheerly, my hearts! yare, yare! Take in the topsail. Tend to th' master's whistle. Blow till thou burst thy wind, if room enough.
The tempest act I. Enter a SHIPMASTER and a BOATSWAIN.
The Tempest was almost certainly Shakespeare's last solo-authored play. We do not, however, know whether he anticipated that this would be the case. It was also the first play to be printed in the First Folio of his collected works. The benign spirit Ariel and the "savage and deformed slave" Caliban might be considered to serve an analogous function to the good and bad angels who watch over Faustus.
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A complete summary of William Shakespeare's Play, The Tempest. Find out more about the shipwreck, the magical island and the torment of an old man and his slaves. Prospero uses magic to conjure a storm and torment the survivors of a shipwreck, including the King of Naples and Prospero’s treacherous brother, Antonio. Prospero’s slave, Caliban, plots to rid himself of his master, but is thwarted by Prospero’s spirit-servant Ariel.
There have been three distinct series of the Arden Shakespeare over the past century, with the third series expected to be completed in 2020.
Versions of The Tempest include: The Tempest, from a facsimile copy of the First Folio (1623) (transcription project). The Tempest, from The Plays of William Shakespeare, in eight volumes, vol. I, with notes by Samuel Johnson (1765) (external scan).
The Tempest was written by William Shakespeare between 1610-1611. Many critics and historians believe it to be one of the last plays he wrote alone. For centuries The Tempest was somewhat disregarded and viewed as an inferior piece compared to others in Shakespeare's collections
The Tempest was written by William Shakespeare between 1610-1611. For centuries The Tempest was somewhat disregarded and viewed as an inferior piece compared to others in Shakespeare's collections. It was not performed frequently before a ban on the performance of plays in 1642, and thereafter only gained popularity after the Restoration. In the twentieth century scholars began a re-appraisal of the play's value and today it is considered one of Shakespeare's most well-written plays.
William Shakespeare (April 26, 1564 (baptism)–d. April 23, 1616) was an English poet and playwright and is considered a key member of the English literature canon.
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