Tempest : 2nd Norton Critical Edition
Publication Date: 8 March 2019
This Norton Critical Edition includes:
- The First Folio (1623) text, accompanied by the editors' preface and detailed explanatory annotations.
- A rich collection of source materials by Ovid, Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, King James I, Michel de Montaigne, and others centered on the play's major themes of magic, witchcraft, politics, religion, geography, and travel.
- Seventeen wide-ranging scholarly essays, seven of them new to the Second Edition.
- Nineteen rescriptings that speak to The Tempest's enduring inspiration and provocation for writers from Thomas Heywood and Percy Bysshe Shelley to Aime Cesaire and Ted Hughes.
- A Selected Bibliography.
About the Series
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