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The Tempest kindle ↠ Mass Market Paperback ☆ Alternate Coverpublisher Edition ISBN 0743482832 ISBN13 9780743482837Each edition includes• Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play• Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play• Scene by scene plot summaries• A keyEare's language• An essay by an outstanding scholar providing a modern perspective on the play• Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare book The Tempest is one of Shakespeare's last plays and somehow he probably knew this as he was writing and producing it while I was rereading this book for the umpteenth time I realised how strongly this particular play goes over and wraps up all the thirty five plays that came before itThe plot is intricate but could be summed up like so Prospero lives on a remote island deposed and exiled from his dukedom of Milan as in King Lear as in the Duke in As You Like It or even the Duke in The Two Gentlemen of Verona With him live Miranda his young daughter and two opposite spirits or forces of Nature the ethereal Ariel compare with Puck and the chthonic Caliban son of a witch see Aaron see Macbeth's trio A ship passes by returning from Africa Othello is caught in a storm Lear again and runs aground The plot like the vessel then splits into three parts 1 the encounter and apparently complicated love between young prince Ferdinand and Miranda reminiscent of Romeo and Juliet or the couples in A Midsummer Night's Dream; 2 the regicide plot in the forest of treacherous Antonio and Sebastian against Alonso and Gonzalo Lear once Macbeth once so on; 3 the washed down jest between Caliban Stephano and Trinculo see all the jesters and divine drunkards from Speed to FalstaffAll these have a brush with disaster but The Tempest although it looks like a revenge play at first is in fact a play on atonement forgiveness reconciliation and ultimately a journey home And Prospero's magic powers the muse like Ariel is a device that allows Shakespeare both to test and to save all his characters finally gathered together for the last time before breaking his staff his uill and drowning his books his plays deeper than did ever plummet soundA both sad and sweet ending for one of Shakespeare's major plays that would later inspire a considerable number of thinkers artists and entertainers from Defoe's Robinson Crusoe and Swift's Gulliver's Travels to JJ Abrams' Lost Edited to add I just realise that I failed to mention the massive influence this play has had on the Science Fiction genre the ship that lands on an uncharted planet business especially in cinema from Forbidden Planet 1956 to the Alien franchise eg the plot of Ridley Scott’s recent Prometheus and Covenant If you can think of any other similar reference than welcome to leave a comment

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Anatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play• Scene by scene plot summaries• A key to famous lines and phrases• An introduction to reading Shakesp The Tempest William Shakespeare The Tempest is a play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in 1610–1611 and thought by many critics to be the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone It is set on a remote island where the sorcerer Prospero rightful Duke of Milan plots to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful place using illusion and skillful manipulation He conjures up a storm the eponymous tempest to cause his usurping brother Antonio and the complicit King Alonso of Naples to believe they are shipwrecked and marooned on the island There his machinations bring about the revelation of Antonio's lowly nature the redemption of the King and the marriage of Miranda to Alonso's son Ferdinandتاریخ نخستین خوانش پنجم ژوئیه سال 1972 میلادی؛عنوان طوفان؛ نویسنده ویلیام شکسپیر؛ مترجم ابراهیم یونسی؛ تهران، نشر اندیشه، 1351؛ چاپ دوم 1357؛ در 174 ص؛ چاپ دیگر تهران، دادار، سماط، 1383؛ در 144 ص؛ چاپ دیگر تهران، نگاه، 1393، در 157 ص؛ شابک 9786003760110؛ موضوع نمایشنامه های نویسندگان بریتانیایی سده 17 ممترجم اسماعیل دولتشاهی؛ تهران، بدیع، 1374؛ ؛ در 248 ص؛ نمایشنامه در پنج پرده تدوین شده؛ و دارای شانزده شخصیت، و تعدادی سیاهی لشکر است شخصیتها «پروسپرو دوک میلان، مردی دانشور، خردمند، آشنا به نجوم و فلسفه، پرهیزگار، و بعدها جادوگری بس نیرومند»؛ «میراندا دختر دوک، هرگز چشمش به مردی جز پدرش نیفتاده‌، همچون مرواریدی بیرون از صدف است»؛ «فردیناند پسر پادشاه ناپل، میراندا بجز برای او، برای مرد دیگری شوق و آرزو نداشت»؛ «آریل روحی در فرمان پروسپرو، حیله گر، نشانه‌ ای از تردستی و قدرت پروسپرو در سحر و جادو، برای تسلط بر عناصر فرادست زمین، همچون باد و تندر و آتش»؛ «کالیبان برده و آلت دست پروسپرو، تخم ریز شیطان، و جادوگری در زمین، نقطه ی مقابل آریل، نشان قدرت پروسپرو در سحر و جادو، برای تسلط بر عناصر فرودست زمین همچون خاک و آب»؛ «آلونسو پادشاه ضعیف‌، و بی اراده ی ناپل»؛ «سباستین برادر خائن پادشاه ناپل»؛ و «آنتونیو»؛ «گونزالو»؛ «ترینکولا»؛ «استفانو»؛ «آدریان»؛ «فرانسیسکو»؛ «آیرس»؛ «سیریس»؛ «ژونو»؛ «ناخدای کشتی»؛ «حوریان»؛ «پاروزنان»؛ و «ملوانان»؛در جزیره‌ ای زیبا و افسونگر، در دریاهای مناطق گرمسیری، «پروسپرو» و دخترش «میراندا»، زندگی می‌کنند دوازده سال پیشتر، «پروسپرو» حاکم دوک نشین «میلان» بوده است ایشان در آن سال‌ها، شب و روز سرگرم، و مجذوب مطالعات، پیشگویی، و احضارِ ارواحِ مردگان بوده، و امور دولتی نیز، در دستان برادرش «آنتونیو» بوده؛ «آنتونیو»ی پلید، با زد و بند، و یاری «آلونسو، پادشاه ناپل»، رفته رفته دولت، و اموال «پروسپرو» را غصب کرده؛ و سرانجام او، و دختر خردسالش را، در قایقی بی بادبان، در دریا رها میسازد آنچه جان آن دو را نجات میدهد، یاری پنهانی «گونزالو»، دوست خوب، و از مشاوران دیرین «پروسپرو» است «گونزالو»، چون از نقشه خبر داشته، شب پیش از تبعید بی رحمانه ی دوک، دست به کار یاری رساندن شده، و افزون بر مهیا کردن وسایل لازم برای قایق، و ذخیره ی آب و خوراک، عصای سحرآمیز، و بسیاری از کتب خود، درباره ی سحر و جادو را نیز، برای دوک تبعید شده، میگذارد دوک و فرزندش، پس از سرگردانی بسیار در میان امواج، عاقبت در جزیره‌ ای کوچک، و دور افتاده، که متعلق به «کالیبان»، بچه خوک بی مادر، و جادوگر شرور است، به ساحل میرسند تلاش‌های فراوان «پروسپرو»، برای آدم کردن بچه دیو، بیهوده است؛ چون او به گونه‌ ای ارثی، ابلیس زاده و هیزم شکن است افزون بر آن، برده ی خام و خشن، موجود دیگری نیز در آسمان جزیره، به خدمت «پروسپرو» درآمده او «آریل» نام دارد، با روحی لطیف و دلپذیر، همچون بادهای آسمانی، و نقطه ی مقابل «کالیبان» زمینی و حیوانی ست اکنون سال‌ها بگذشته، «پروسپرو»، با دانش پیشین خود، و با خواندن کتاب‌های «گونزالو»، تبدیل به جادوگری چیره دست شده است او از راه سحر و افسون آگاه می‌شود، که جمع دشمنان دیرینش، پس از عروسی شاهزاده خانم ناپل، برای خوشگذرانی، و دوران ماه عسل، با کشتی عازم همان جزیره هستند «پروسپرو» به یاری «آریل»، طوفانی سهمناک برمیانگیزد؛ و کشتی آنان را غرق می‌کند، ولی تمام سرنشینان را به نحوی بر تخته پاره‌ های کشتی شکسته، به صورت گروه‌ های پراکنده، به سواحل جزیره می‌آورد و ؛ ا شربیانی

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The TempestAlternate Coverpublisher Edition ISBN 0743482832 ISBN13 9780743482837Each edition includes• Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play• Full expl Spoiler alert Which seems really funny to do with a play over 400 years old ”Our revels now are endedThese our actors As I fortold you were all spirits andAre melted into air into thin airAnd like the baseless fabric of this visionThe cloud capped towers the gorgeous palacesThe solemn temples the great globe itselfYea all which is inherit shall dissolve And like this insubstantial pageant fadedLeave not a rack behind we are such stuffAs dreams are made on; and our little lifeIs rounded with a sleep” I’ve read this piece of writing numerous times in my life I’ve discussed it in college classes It has been mentioned or referred to several times in other books I’ve read over the years Yet I was reading along caught up in Shakespeare’s prose By this point in the play I am as zoned in as if I were a petty thief or a washerwoman or a butcher with blood under my fingernails in the pit at The Globe watching this play unfold before my eyes Ariel may have even cast a spell on me from beyond the pale ”We are such stuff as dreams are made on”With all that exposure to these words these bloody brilliant words my eyes still sting with tears as if I am reading them for the first time Maybe it is the spell of Shakespeare but I am caught completely unawares As jaded as I think I am and life has proved to be less than ideal for me my reaction to this line tells me that I still have a strand of hope twined round my soul I still believe in dreams Prospero through the treachery of his brother Antonio is deposed as Duke of Milan He is sent out in a leaky boat with his child Miranda to die but he does not die and lands on an island where he raises his daughter He survives through the help of a savage a Hag seed born of a witch who shows he and his daughter how to survive on the island When Caliban is overcome with desire for Miranda he had dreams of repopulating the island with little Calibans Prospero reacts as many fathers would by enslaving Caliban through magic acuired from his command of the spirit Ariel In this time period writers believed that magicians became powerful through their dominance over a spirit Wizards did not have power themselves but only by commanding a spirit to do their bidding Caliban is an interesting character Since he was on the island first he sees himself as king of the island His subjugation by Prospero can be interpreted as the same type of subjugation imposed upon indigenous people all over the world Caliban is brutal physically strong mentally weak and vengeful He knows what is important to Prospero even important possibly than his daughter Miranda ”First to possess his books; for without themHe’s but a sot as I am; nor hath notOne spirit to command they all do hate himAs rootedly as I Burn but his books He has brave utensils for so he calls them Which when he has a house he’ll deck withal”It shows how close Caliban and Prospero once were that Prospero would be sharing such dreams with Caliban Books are what got Prospero in trouble in the first place ”Knowing I loved my books he furnished meFrom mine own library with volumes thatI prize above my dukedom” Prospero in other words had his head buried in books so deeply that he was unprepared for his brother to usurp his place He was searching for power and in the process lost what power he already possessed Thank goodness the faithful Gonzalo took pity on Prospero and snuck his books on the boat Nothing worse than being marooned on an island without books To keep from going mad I would have to carve what I can remember of the great classics into the bark of wood ”Call me Ishmael”Revenge burns bright in the soul of Prospero and when he gets his chance he sends Ariel to create a tempest to bring his enemies to him They just happen to be on a ship passing close to the island What opportunity be this King Alonso of Naples who helped Antonio overthrow his brother is now on the island So is his son Ferdinand his brother Sebastian and of course the main focus of vengeance for Prospero his brother Antonio Needless to say treachery abounds among the troop Antonio actively encourages Sebastian to do as he did and overthrow his brother What better opportunity than here on an island Toss him in a bog or run him through with a sword or maybe let Caliban eat him What makes this all very interesting to me is that Prospero using Ariel intercedes When we get to the end of the play and they are all saved by the boat returning Prospero says ”I’ll break my staff Bury it certain fathoms in the earthAnd deeper than did ever plummet soundI’ll drown my book”Okay so Prospero and his lovely daughter Miranda are about to get on a boat with all these other duplicitous backstabbing certainly untrustworthy wickedly ambitious people and he has just released Ariel from his service and destroyed his ability to summon a protective spiritSo what are the chances that Prospero gets slung off into the ocean to be a tasty treat for a swarm of sharks and Miranda doesn’t marry Ferdinand but becomes his mistress Mandy There has also been speculation about whether Caliban gets on the boat to sail back to Italy with them In my mind Caliban sees himself as the King of the Island so why would he leave now that his usurper is leaving Nice parallel with Antonio overthrowing Prospero and Prospero overthrowing Caliban As always with Shakespeare there is much to puzzle on in each and everyone of his plays I’ve only chosen to discuss a few aspects of the play of most interest to me this time reading it Next time it could be several other aspects that catch my attention for discussion I know there are many who do not appreciate Shakespeare but he is worth the effort Read Cliff’s Notes consult Spark Notes and read summaries of the plot even before reading the play The extra work will increase your understanding and enjoyment of any of his plays Hopefully once in a while the Bard will catch you off guard as he does me and touch your reader’s soul with words that lift that weary mantle of cynicism from your shoulders for a brief and beautiful moment ”My Shakespeare rise; I will not lodge thee byChaucer or Spenser or bid Beaumont lyeA little further to make thee a roomeThou art a Moniment without a tombeAnd art alive still while thy Booke doth liveAnd we have wits to read and praise to give Ben Jonson If you wish to see of my most recent book and movie reviews visit also have a Facebook blogger page at