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La Tempête William Shakespeare

La Tempête

William Shakespeare

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ISBN : 9782842602505
153 pages
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In The Tempest, long considered one of Shakespeares most lyrical plays, Prospero - a magician on an enchanted island - punishes his enemies, brings happiness to his daughter, and comes to terms with human use of supernatural power. The TempestMoreIn The Tempest, long considered one of Shakespeares most lyrical plays, Prospero - a magician on an enchanted island - punishes his enemies, brings happiness to his daughter, and comes to terms with human use of supernatural power. The Tempest embodies both seemingly timeless romance and the historically specific moment in which Europe begins to explore and conquer the New World.Its complexity of thought, its range of characters - from the spirit Ariel and the monster Caliban to the beautiful Miranda and her prince Ferdinand -its poetic beauty, and its exploration of difficult questions that still haunt us today make this play wonderfully compelling.The Tempest is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1610–11. It is set on a remote island, where Prospero, the exiled Duke of Milan, plots to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful place, using illusion and skilful manipulation. The eponymous tempest brings to the island Prosperos usurping brother Antonio and the complicit Alonso, King of Naples. There, his machinations bring about the revelation of Antonios low nature, the redemption of Alonso, and the marriage of Miranda to Alonsos son, Ferdinand.