The Winter's Tale
The Winter's Tale
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Annotation: Presents essays written from the seventeenth through the early twenty-first centuries that offer an analysis and critique of "The Winter's Tale," and includes a summary of the play and excerpts of key passages.
Catalog Number: #4864276
Format: Library Binding
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Common Core/STEAM: Common Core Common Core
Publisher: Chelsea House
Copyright Date: 2010
Edition Date: 2010
Pages: xi, 178 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-604-13707-X
ISBN 13: 978-1-604-13707-1
Dewey: 822.3
LCCN: 2009038969
Dimensions: 25 cm.
Language: English
Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-167) and index.
Reading Level: 8.0
Interest Level: 9-12
First performed in May 1611, The Winter's Tale is a play about reconciliation, atonement, and the healing effects of time. Leontes, a paranoid tyrant, suffers from his own rash behavior and jealous delusions. When his long-lost daughter returns and the statue of his dead wife magically comes back to life, order is restored, the family is reunited, and his atonement is complete. This volume in Bloom's Shakespeare Through the Ages set features criticism on The Winter's Tale from a variety of sources and centuries, making it an invaluable addition to any literature classroom.

First performed in May 1611, ""The Winter's Tale"" is a play about reconciliation, atonement, and the healing effects of time. Leontes, a paranoid tyrant, suffers from his own rash behavior and jealous delusions. With the arrival of his long-lost daughter and when the statue of his dead wife magically returns to life, order is restored, the family is reunited, and his atonement is complete. This entry in ""Bloom's Shakespeare Through the Ages"" set features criticism about ""The Winter's Tale"" from a variety of sources and centuries, making it an invaluable addition to any literature classroom.


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