The Winter’s Tale

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9781447402992 - The Winter's Tale - William Shakespeare
9781447402992 - The Winter's Tale - William Shakespeare
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The Winter’s Tale

This play follows a transformative journey through estrangement and loss, hope and reconciliation. The first part of the story follows the destructive actions of the jealous King Leontes, of Sicilia. He believes that his pregnant wife Hermione has been unfaithful with King Polixenes of Bohemia. In the aftermath, the baby Perdita is abandoned but later rescued. However, further tragedies continue. In the second part, we re-join Perdita sixteen years later to find her in love with Polixines’s son.

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Read & Co. Classics presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare’s play, “The Winter’s Tale”, featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. The play follows a transformative journey through estrangement and loss, hope and reconciliation. The first part of the story follows the destructive actions of the jealous King Leontes, of Sicilia. He believes that his pregnant wife Hermione has been unfaithful with King Polixenes of Bohemia. In the aftermath, the baby Perdita is abandoned but later rescued. However, further tragedies continue. In the second part, we re-join Perdita sixteen years later to find her in love with Polixines’s son. William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world’s most famous dramatist.

Book Details

Author

William Shakespeare

Imprint

Read & Co. Classics

Series

Shakespeare Library

ISBN

9781447402992, 9781473370333

Formats Available

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Pages

158

Publication Date

22 April 2011

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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