Shakespeare"s The winter"s tale. by William Shakespeare

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Published by E. Maynard & Co. in New York .

Written in English

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Other titlesThe winter"s tale.
StatementWith introduction, notes, examination papers, and plan of preparation. (Selected.) By Brainerd Kellogg.
SeriesEnglish classics
ContributionsKellogg, Brainerd.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2839.A2 K4
The Physical Object
Pagination5, vi-vii, [2], 8-ix, 10-195 p.
Number of Pages195
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6552552M
LC Control Number12038550
OCLC/WorldCa7405792

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The Winter’s Tale, one of Shakespeare’s very late plays, is filled with the conclusion, one character comments that what we are about to see, “Were it but told you, should be hooted at / Like an old tale.” It includes murderous passions, man-eating bears, princes and princesses in disguise, death by drowning and by grief, oracles, betrayal, and unexpected joy.

The Winter’s Tale, play in five acts by William Shakespeare, written about –11 and produced at the Globe Theatre in London. One of Shakespeare’s final plays, The Winter’s Tale is a romantic comedy with elements of tragedy.

Learn more about The Winter’s Tale in this article. By Barbara Mowat and Paul Werstine. Editors of the Folger Shakespeare Library Editions. The Winter’s Tale, one of Shakespeare’s very late plays, puts onstage a story so filled with improbabilities that the play occasionally seems amused at its own audacity.

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The Winter’s Tale opens in a Sicilian palace, where Polixenes (the King of Bohemia) is visiting his childhood BFF, Leontes (the King of Sicily). After a nine month visit, Polixenes is ready to head back home to Bohemia, but Leontes’s devoted wife, Hermione, convinces Polixenes to stay a little bit longer.

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Before the conclusion, one character comments that what we are about to see, “Were it but told you, should be hooted at / Like an old tale.” It includes murderous passions, man-eating bears, princes and princesses in disguise, death by drowning and by grief, oracles, betrayal, and unexpected joy.

The Winter's Tale, one of Shakespeare's later romantic comedies, offers a striking and challenging mixture of tragic and violent events, lyrical love-speeches, farcical comedy, pastoral song and dance, and, eventually, dramatic revelations and reunions.

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