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The Tempest (Cambridge Student Guides)

The Tempest (Cambridge Student Guides)
Your Price: $14.95 CDN
Author: Rex Gibson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Series: Cambridge Student Guides
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 128
Pub. Date: 2004
ISBN-10: 0521538572
ISBN-13: 9780521538572

About the Book:

Explanatory notes and guidance to help students understand Shakespeare's play The Tempest.

What is The Tempest about? This Cambridge Student Guide will help students to evaluate the historical, social and cultural contexts for a broader understanding of Shakespeare's play The Tempest. Contents include an introduction; detailed running commentary on the text; insight into historical, social and cultural contexts; analysis of the language; an overview of critical approaches and different interpretations; essay-writing tips and lists of recommended resources.

About the Author:

Rex Gibson (1932-2005) is best known for his creation and editing of the Cambridge School Shakespeare series. He taught Shakespeare at all levels from high school level to university in the UK, and was also Lecturer in Education in the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education where he led many Shakespeare in-service courses for teachers. For his work on active approaches to teaching Shakespeare, he was awarded the Sam Wanamaker International Shakespeare Globe Award in 1994.