William Shakespeare:The Tempest

About the Book

The Tempest, written towards the close of Shakespeare's career, is a work of fantasy and courtly romance. The play is also one of the finest depiction of poetic atmospheres and perils at sea. It ends on a note of serenity and joy, but it also shows much of the author's mature reflection on life itself.

This edition of The Tempest is must read for all students pursuing English Literature and wishes to make a career out of it and comprises of:

  1. Background information on Shakespeare's concept of romance and comedy
  2. Original text along with modern version, annotations and explanations
  3. Chapter-wise detailed summary of the play
  4. Comprehensive discussion on important textual aspects