The Tempest (Sourcebooks Shakespeare) by William Shakespeare

By William Shakespeare

More than 60 mins of audio at the CD together with over 20 vintage scenes and excerpts from recognized performances earlier and present
The Sourcebooks Shakespeare brings THE TEMPEST to lifestyles in a progressive new publication and audio CD format
In the Book:
pictures from outstanding productions including:

  • Vanessa Redgrave as Prospero from the 2000 creation at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London
  • Ian McKellen as Prospero and Claudie Blakely as Miranda from the 1999 West Yorkshire Playhouse production
  • Patrick Stewart as Prospero from the 1995 Joseph Papp Public Theater creation (New York City)

Hear 23 nice scenes on audio CD:
Memorable performances by Ian McKellen (Naxos Audiobooks, 2004), William Hutt (The CBC Stratford competition examining sequence, 1998), Donald Wolfit (Living Shakespeare, 1962), Adrian Lester, Jennifer Ehle, and Simon Russell Beale (The whole Arkangel Shakespeare, 2003)
Narrated through Sir Derek Jacobi

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The Tempest (Sourcebooks Shakespeare)

Greater than 60 mins of audio at the CD together with over 20 vintage scenes and excerpts from recognized performances previous and current The Sourcebooks Shakespeare brings THE TEMPEST to existence in a progressive new ebook and audio CD layout within the publication: pictures from remarkable productions together with: Vanessa Redgrave as Prospero from the 2000 creation at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London Ian McKellen as Prospero and Claudie Blakely as Miranda from the 1999 West Yorkshire Playhouse construction Patrick Stewart as Prospero from the 1995 Joseph Papp Public Theater creation (New York urban) pay attention 23 nice scenes on audio CD: Memorable performances by means of Ian McKellen (Naxos Audiobooks, 2004), William Hutt (The CBC Stratford competition examining sequence, 1998), Donald Wolfit (Living Shakespeare, 1962), Adrian Lester, Jennifer Ehle, and Simon Russell Beale (The entire Arkangel Shakespeare, 2003) Narrated by means of Sir Derek Jacobi

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A comedy hath in it humble and private persons; it beginneth with turbulent and troublesome matters, but it hath a merry end. Notes 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Judges 21. 20–1. Peter Martyr, Commentary on Judges (1564), Chapter 21. Livy, History, I, ix, 6–16. Augustine, De Civitate Dei, II, 17. P. Cornelius Scipio Nasica, the nephew and son-in-law of Scipio Africanus, was chosen by the Senate as “best citizen” in 204 bce; he was hostile to the theater, and dissuaded the Senate from building a new amphitheater.

Because many of these figures may be unfamiliar, brief descriptions of some of the most important of them follow below, divided into Christian religious authors, classical commentators, and classical dramatists and poets. Rather than listing all of the texts by these authors, I have generally referred only to those works which are most commonly cited in this volume. The majority of these texts are Latin, some Greek. , Augustine, Confessions), I have cited them in English; for all others, I refer to original Greek and Latin titles.

165–230 ce, was the author of Varia Historia and other works on animals, everyday life, divine providence, and history. Aristotle, 384–322 bce, was a student of Plato, tutor to Alexander the Great, and an extremely important and influential philosopher. He was a prolific author, and his work was widely studied and cited during the Renaissance. Cicero, 106–43 bce, was a famous Roman orator and statesman. His letters, orations, and fragmentary work De Republica feature prominently throughout this volume.

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