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The Winters Tale Completely re edited, the New Folger Library editions of Shakespeare s plays put readers in touch with current ways of thinking about Shakespeare Each freshly edited text is based directly on what the editors consider the best early printed version of the play Each volume contains full explanatory notes on pages facing the text of the play, as well as a helpful introduction to Shakespeare s language The accounts of William Shakespeare s life, his theater, and the publication of his plays present the latest scholarship, and the annotated reading lists suggest sources of further information The illustrations of objects, clothing, and mythological figures mentioned in the plays are drawn from the Library s vast holdings of rare books At the conclusion of each play there is a full essay by an outstanding scholar who assesses the play in light of today s interests and concerns. Download The Winters Tale Author William Shakespeare – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. Something for Shakespeare In The Park, maybe Good my Lord, be cured of this diseased opinion, and betimes, for tis most dangerous That is the well meant advice Camillo gives the delusional King Leontes, whose whims and flawed imagination are about to destroy his family and his kingdom Needless to say, the all powerful king does not listen The drama unfolds with predictably disastrous effects, as the most powerful person is at the same time the most self indulgent, paranoid and mentally unde Something for Shakespeare In The Park, maybe Good my Lord, be cured of this diseased opinion, and betimes, for tis most dangerous That is the well meant advice Camillo gives the delusional King Leontes, whose whims and flawed imagination are about to destroy his family and his kingdom Needless to say, the ...

  2. A sad tale s best for winter An incredible potpourri of comedy, tragedy and fantasy that once again defies categorization Dramatic realism comes through in the form of an obsessively jealous king, reminiscent of well known Othello, the complex relationships between parents and children, as in King Lear or Hamlet, mystical resonance in Greek legends that contemplate sculptures turning into human beings, recalling the Christian concept of resurrection, and a lush, floral poetry that evokes the rA sad tale s best for winter An incredible potpourri of comedy, tragedy and fantasy that once again defies categorization Dramatic realism comes through in the form of an obsessively jealous king, reminiscent of well known Othello, the complex relationships between parents and children, as in King Lear or Hamlet, mystical resonance in Greek legends that contemplate sculptures turning into human beings, recalling the Christian concept of resurrection, and a lush, floral poetry that evokes the romanticism of the classic pastorals All these apparently discordant features, which would easily create a muddled hotchpotch nine out of ten times, converge into an exuberant tale in the hands of the Bard Hermione and Paulina have joined the list of my favorite female characters by Shakespeare, particularly the last one, who speaks her mind in front o...

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  4. A masterpiece, demonstrating how grace redeems and love restores over time This play features one of Shakespeare s most interesting psychological studies Leontes and two of his most charming heroines Hermione and Perdita Shakespe...

  5. I decided not to do an abridged version of this play because, frankly, it s already so ridiculous that I can t improve on it Instead, we here at Madeline Reviews Inc present a fictionalized account of an event that probably occured right before the writing of this thankfully little known play Enjoy SCENE a tavern in Renaissance London CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE and BEN JONSON are sitting at the bar, already several ales into the morning WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE enters, falls down, and then gets up an I decided not to do an abridged version of this play because, frankly, it s already so ridiculous that I can t improve on it Instead, we here at Madeline Reviews Inc present a fictionalized account of an event that probably occured right before the writing of this thankfully little known play Enjoy SCENE a tavern in Renaissance London CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE and BEN JONSON are sitting at the bar, already several ales into the morning WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE enters, falls down, and then gets up and stumbles to the bar.WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Guys, I just got the best idea EVER for a play CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE That s great Billhang on, why are your eyes so red Jesus, have you been at the opium den AGAIN BEN JONSON Seriously dude, twice a day is plenty SHAKESPEARE SHUT UP AND LISTEN Okay, so there s this king, right, and he thinks his wife is cheating on him, but she s really not, but he doesn t know that, so he puts her on trial and she...

  6. Image of Dench and Branagh, 2016 Reviews of audio books count, so I guess watching a play should, too Perhapsso, as that was the author s intended medium.I saw a stage production of The Winter s Tale a few days after finishing Jeanette Winterson s modern novelisation, The Gap of Time, which I reviewed HERE.My mother tells me I saw the play in my late teens, but I have no memory of it My knowledge of the plot was from Winterson s summary and then Image of Dench and Branagh, 2016 Reviews of audio books count, so I guess watching a play should, too Perhapsso, as that was the au...

  7. The Winter s Tale, William Shakespeare 1588 1607 The Winter s Tale, William Shakespeare 1588 1607

  8. Book ReviewI will begin this review of The Winter s Tale by William Shakespeare by saying a few things to keep it in context 1 I read this play back in my junior year of college as part of my Shakespeare course The course was 15 weeks long and held on Saturday mornings at 9am I had no option but to take it at this time As a...

  9. When I read this in High School last, I believed that I loved itthan all the other Shakespeare plays combined, and it still holds a ton of charm for me now, although not quite as much as before.For one, the thief was slightlyannoying than as a charming plot device.For another, it s hard to believe that even divorce could be so reconciled Granted, this is an almost magical divorce, so why not ramp up the reconciliation to wipe away the tragedy of a child s death, the loss of the ne When I read this in High School last, I believed that I loved itthan all the other Shakespeare plays combined, ...

  10. Abridged versioninspired by Madeline s great abridged versions Act ILEONTES, KING OF SICILY You are my bestest friend since childhood, Polixenes POLIXENES, KING OF BOHEMIA You are my bestest friend too, Leontes But it s been 9 months and, y know, I need to get home to my kingdom and son and all KING LEONTES NOOOOOO I need you in my life Stay, stay QUEEN HERMIONE I agree with my husband.KING POLIXENES Well, shucks, fine, I ll stay a little longer.KING LEONTES MY WIFE IS A CHEATING WH Abridged versioninspired by Madeline s great abridged versions Act ILEONTES, KING OF SICILY You are my bestest friend since childhood, Polixenes POLIXENES, KING OF BOHEMIA You are my bestest friend too, Leontes But it s been 9 months and, y know, I need to get home to my kingdom and son and all KING LEONTES NOOOOOO I need you in my life Stay, stay QUEEN HERMIONE I agree with my husband.KING POLIXENES Well, shucks, fine, I ll stay a little longer.KING LEONTES MY WIFE IS A CHEATING WHORE.CAMILLO Wait, what KING LEONTES Kill Polixenes The only reason he s staying is because of the queen They re totally doing it behind my back CAMILLO Hey, Polixenes, you might want t...