Shakespeare's The Tempest Study Guide

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All you need to know about William Shakespeare's The Tempest is in this advanced guide to the text. Connell Guides are advanced guide books that offer sophisticated analysis and broad critical perspectives for higher-level GCSE and A Level English Literature students. Written by leading academics, Connell Guides are clear, concise and beautifully designed to help students understand, and enjoy, great works of literature. They are perfect for coursework, revision and exam preparation. Connell Guides are also great reads themselves scholarly, yet approachable and entertaining.

In this compelling new interpretation, leading Shakespearean scholar Graham Bradshaw argues that what Shakespeare is offering us, in his story of Prospero, the exiled duke who manages to bring his enemies within his grasp, is a disturbing play about the nature of power. Drawing on other critical opinions, and on more than 30 years of teaching and writing about Shakespeare, Bradshaw shows why The Tempest is one of his greatest plays. This entertaining, accessible guide is not only a must-read for students of Shakespeare but for any theatregoers who want to enhance the pleasure they get from seeing these astonishing works in performance.


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