This critical edition reprints the Bevington text of The Tempest along with essays representing major critical and cultural controversies surrounding the work. The second edition includes four new selections, revised headnotes, visual representations of Caliban, and an appendix on writing about critical controversies.
This text reprints the Bevington edition of "The Tempest" and features a range of illustrations and primary documents which help to contextualize the play. It reprints the Bevington edition of the play. It facilitates many different approaches to Shakespeare. It features illustrations and thematically arranged primary documents to help contextualise the play. New edition contains four new selections, revised head notes, a portfolio of visual representations of Caliban, and an appendix on writing about critical controversies.This critical edition reprints the Bevington text of "The Tempest" along with essays representing major critical and cultural controversies surrounding the work. The second edition includes four new selections, revised head notes, visual representations of Caliban, and an appendix on writing about critical controversies.
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GERALD GRAFF lectures at the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA. JAMES PHELAN lectures at The Ohio State University, USA.
Table of Contents
Preface PART I: SHAKESPEARE AND THE TEMPEST The Life and Work of William Shakespeare The Text of The Tempest PART II: A CASE STUDY IN CRITICAL CONTROVERSY Why Study Critical Controversies about The Tempest?? Literary Study, Politics and Shakespeare: A Debate Literary Politics; G.Will The Best Way to Kill our Literary Heritage is to Turn it into Decorous Celebration of the New World Order; S.Greenblatt Sources and Contexts From Of the Cannibals; M.de Montaigne From True Repertory of the Wrack; W.Strachey From A Discovery of the Barmudas; S.Jourdain Reasons for Colonization; R.Hakluyt From Letter to Phillip, Great Prince of Spain; B.De Las Casas The Monster Caliban; D.Wilson A Portfolio of Images of Caliban The Tempest in the Wilderness; R.Takaki Shakespeare and the Power of Order From The Great Chain of Being; E.M.W.Tilyard The Shakespeare: The Final Plays; F.Kermode The Blue-Eyed Witch; L.Marcus The Post-Colonial Challenge 'This Thing of Darkness I Acknowledge Mine': The Tempest and the Discourse of Colonialism; P.Brown Nymphs and Reapers Heavily Vanish: The Discursive Contexts of 'The Tempest'; F.Barker & P.Hulme From A Tempest; A.Cesaire Responding to the Challenge Shakespeare's 'Tempest' and the Discourse of Colonialism; D.Willis 'The Duke of Milan/ And His Brave Son': Old Histories and New in The Tempest; D.S.Kastan Discourse and the Individual: The Case of Colonialism in The Tempest; M.A.Skura The Feminist Challenge From Gender, Race, Renaissance Drama; A.Loomba 'Miranda, Where's Your Sister?': Reading Shakespeare's The Tempest; A.Thompson Writing About Critical Controversy in The Tempest Bibliography Acknowledgements Index
The Tempest by Edited by Gerald Graff
Edited by Gerald Graff
Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism
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