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Revisiting The Tempest : the capacity to signify / edited by Silvia Bigliazzi, Lisanna Calvi.

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    Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

  • Editor

    Bigliazzi, Silvia

    Calvi, Lisanna,

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William 1564-1616. Tempest.

    Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 Adaptations.

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    Reading Room - 50.31 commentary/REV

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    xii, 272 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm.

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Notes on the Contributors Introduction; Silvia Bigliazzi and Lisanna Calvi 1. The Tempest as Theatrical Magic; Andrew Gurr 2. The Tempest and Italian Improvised Theatre; Richard Andrews 3. Pastoral Tragicomedy and The Tempest; Robert Henke 4. The Jonsonian Tempest; Roger Holdsworth 5. The Labyrinth and the Oracle; Alessandro Serpieri 6. 'Dost thou hear?' On the Rhetoric of Narrative in The Tempest; Silvia Bigliazzi 7. A Tempestuous Noise: on the Acoustics and Vocalics of Storms; Keir Elam 8. 'Suppos'd to be raised by magic', or The Tempest 'made fit'; Lisanna Calvi 9. 'Lost in Visual Pleasure': Charles Kean's Production of The Tempest; Lucia Nigri 10. Magical Realism: Raising Storms and Other Quaint Devices; Peter Holland 11. 'This is a most majestic vision': Performing Prospero's Masque on Screen; Eleonora Oggiano 12. Shakespeare's Hypertextual Performances: Remediating The Tempest in Prospero's Books; Alessandra Squeo 13. 'Abstraction and Allegory': Making The Tempest Mean; Kathleen E. McLuskie Afterword Is there a Tempest Problem?; Ewan Fernie