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Tempest, The

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 3921 words.

Printed as the first play in the Folio, The Tempest has always enjoyed a special prominence in the Shakespeare canon.

The Tempest

in The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare

January 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 4078 words.

Printed as the first play in the Folio, The Tempest has always enjoyed a special prominence in the Shakespeare canon.

Tempest, The

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 169 words.

Play by Shakespeare (his last, 1612–13) for which various composers have written songs and incidental music.

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Tempest, The

Irena Cholij.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 667 words.

[The Tempest, or The Enchanted Island]

Semi-opera probably by John Weldon to a text by William Davenant, John Dryden and Thomas Shadwell after William Shakespeare ;...

Tempest, The

Robert P. Morgan.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 464 words.

Grand opera in three acts by John C(harles) Eaton to a libretto by Andrew Porter after William Shakespeare ’s The Tempest; Santa Fe, Opera Theater, 27 July 1985.

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Tempest, The.

Jonathan Morley.

in Oxford Companion to Black British History

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1156 words.

William Shakespeare's late romance, first produced at the Court of King James I in 1611 , and performed for the wedding of the King's daughter Elizabeth with Frederick V , the Elector...

The Tempest to 1756

John Kerrigan.

in Shakespeare's Originality

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 8651 words.

During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Shakespeare’s plays were often read and performed in ‘altered’ versions. This chapter explores the characteristics and rationale of the...

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The Coronation Tempest

Robert Frost.

in The Oxford History of Poland-Lithuania

June 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 10365 words.

This chapter considers the succession in Poland and Lithuania as Vytautas and Jagiełło aged, analysing the effects on their relationship of the birth of two sons to Jagiełło, which raised...

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Forgetting The Tempest

Kevin Ohi.

in Dead Letters Sent

June 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 7262 words.

Exploring the centrality of forgetting to Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Chapter Two argues that forgetting links Prospero’s art of absorption and the play’s understanding of its relation to...

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The Tempest; or, The Disenchanted Island

David Francis Taylor.

in The Politics of Parody

June 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 10649 words.

This chapter focuses on William Shakespeare's The Tempest as political theater, a play that is not a particular favorite with eighteenth-century graphic satirists. In their 1667 adaptation null...

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Making Good in The Tempest

Sarah Beckwith.

in Shakespeare and the Grammar of Forgiveness

April 2011; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 10377 words.

This chapter examines the possibility and resources of forgiveness in William Shakespeare's The Tempest. More specifically, it considers how the play addresses the hold of the past over the...

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Doubtful Freedom in The Tempest

James Kuzner.

in Shakespeare as a Way of Life

April 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 14007 words.

This chapter, which reads The Tempest in Montaignean contexts, asks what sort of freedom is possible given Shakespeare’s doubt about straightforward conceptions of self-control. Both...

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The Tempest in our Time

Howard Felperin.

in The Uses of the Canon

August 1992; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 8821 words.

Fourteen years ago, Bruce Erlich offered a Marxist interpretation of William Shakespeare's The Tempest. He argued that there are times when we ...

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Tempest in the Plantation Zone

Monique Allewaert.

in Ariel's Ecology

June 2013; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 9808 words.

This introductory chapter outlines the subject of the genealogy of the body, personhood, and agency covered in the entire book. Studying the character of Ariel in William Shakespeare’s play null...

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Revels' End: The Tempest and After

Andreas Höfele.

in Stage, Stake, and Scaffold

May 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 22077 words.

The Tempest is Shakespeare’s final staging of the link between stage, stake and scaffold, which broke down after the Restoration. The indeterminacy of the play’s setting –...

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Experiences of Authority in The Tempest

Jeffrey S. Doty.

in Shakespeare and the Politics of Commoners

July 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 8654 words.

This chapter analyses Shakespeare’s delineation of the tensions in hierarchic society as embodied in the form of master–servant relations in The Tempest. In a drama where the words ‘free’,...

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The Cue-Space in The Tempest

Simon Palfrey and Tiffany Stern.

in Shakespeare in Parts

September 2007; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 12309 words.

This chapter shows that in The Tempest, Shakespeare takes the basic stakes in the cue — what happens if a cue is taken, what happens if it is not, what happens if it is taken twice — and...

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Shakespearean Somniloquy: Sleep and Transformation in The Tempest

William H. Sherman.

in Renaissance Transformations

October 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 6277 words.

This chapter discusses sleep, specifically in the context of Shakespeare's The Tempest. It states that this play continuously examines the boundaries between dreams and reality, and sleep...

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Tempest, Bob Dylan, and the Bardic Arts

Anne Margaret Daniel.

in Tearing the World Apart

August 2017; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Popular Music. 4251 words.

This chapter analyzes how Bob Dylan has been likened, yet again, to William Shakespeare upon the release of a record titled Tempest. Dylan himself tried to slide out of the comparisons and...

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Magnetic Island and Islander in the Tempest

Simon Palfrey.

in Late Shakespeare

January 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 11590 words.

This chapter examines William Shakespeare's romance The Tempest. It suggests that this play epitomizes the romance wilderness and its magic island symbolizes Shakespeare's radical...

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