The Tempest – Infinite Variety

The Tempest is a difficult play to nail down. It is also the most reinterpreted and adapted of Shakespeare’s plays. In this episode, Sheldrake pursues three themes – Love, Power and Art – and examines how they have been reinterpreted over the centuries.

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One comment

  1. I am currently teaching the Tempest from the various isolated islands my students and I inhabit in New Jersey. Do you have a handy bibliography for some of the criticism you summarized?

    Thank you for a great, enjoyable program, and I think your thematic areas of focus are useful!


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