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The Tempest (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations) (edition 2005)
by Harold Bloom
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 159448077X, Paperback)The exciting new series that began in Fall 2004 with Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Henry IV continues...
"An elegantly subtle drama...and like several other Shakespearean masterworks, it is hard to hold steady...the audience can be baffled by a protagonist so clearly in the right and yet essentially antipathetic." -Harold Bloom
Each edition in the Harold Bloom Shakespeare series will include the full text of the play, with editorial revisions and commentary by Harold Bloom.
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For many, "The Tempest" constitutes Shakespeare's farewell to the stage. It seems to foreshadow a powerful movement of retreat, and it stands as one of the most evocative and moving explorations of human possbilities and limits. Contains a selection of the finest criticism through the centuries on "The Tempest", as well as a biography of Shakespeare.
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