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The Winter's Tale

by William Shakespeare Author · Sylvan Barnet Author of introduction, etc.


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The Newly Revised Signet Classic Shakespeare Series The work of the world's greatest dramatist edited by outstanding scholars

The Winter's Tale

Unique Features of the Signet Classic Shakespeare

• An extensive overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater by the general editor of the Signet Classic Shakespeare series, Sylvan Barnet

• Special introduction to the play by the editor, Frank Kermode, Fellow of the British Academy

• Source from which Shakespeare derived The Winter's Tale—a generous selection from Robert Greene's Pandosto

• Dramatic criticism from the past and present: commentaries by Simon Forman, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, E.M.W. Tillyard, G. Wilson Knight, Carol Thomas Neely, and Coppelia Kahn

• A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable productions of The Winter's Tale, then and now

• Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable type

• Up-to-date list of recommended readings

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Penguin Publishing Group
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