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The Tempest (Oxford School Shakespeare Series)
by William Shakespeare

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The Tempest is a comedy that was written by William Shakespeare. The action centers around a sorcerer named Prospero, who is the rightful Duke of Milan, as he plans to restore his daughter's place in society through manipulation. Though The Tempest was listed as a comedy in Shakespeare's First Folio it is now often considered to be a tragicomedy. William Shakespeare, the Bard of Avon, is known for his many sonnets and plays that have stood the test of time. Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon. He married at a young age and had three children. At age 21, Shakespeare began to have success in his business venture, an acting company known as the King's Men. He also began writing at this time and would ultimately complete many of the most famous works in all of literature. Shakespeare's plays were well-loved from the beginning and even today his popularity remains unparalleled. The cause of Shakespeare's death is unknown, but he is honored today in Westminster Abbey in the Poet's Corner.Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

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The Tempest (Oxford School Shakespeare Series)The Tempest (Oxford School Shakespeare Series) (Paperback)
Pub. Date: 2006-05-25
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Price: $5.25
Seller: spellbound, McKeesport, PA, USA
Condition: Very Good
Notes: Ships Within 48 hours M-F. Very Good Condition-May show some limited signs of wear and may have a remainder mark. Pages and dust cover are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting.
The Tempest (Oxford School Shakespeare Series)The Tempest (Oxford School Shakespeare Series) (Trade paperback)
Pub. Date: 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Price: $6.36
Seller: Wonder Book - Member ABAA/ILAB, Frederick, MD, USA
Condition: Very Good
Notes: Very Good condition. A copy that may have a few cosmetic defects. May also contain a few markings such as an owner's name, short gifter's inscription or light stamp.
 
 
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    The Tempest (Oxford School Shakespeare) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 03/02/2006
    Publisher: OUP Oxford
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    The Tempest (Oxford School Shakespeare Series) (Paperback)
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    The Tempest (Oxford School Shakespeare Series) (Paperback)
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    The Tempest (Oxford School Shakespeare) (Paperback)
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    Publisher: OUP Oxford
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    The Tempest (Oxford School Shakespeare) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 03/02/2006
    Publisher: OUP Oxford
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    The Tempest (Trade paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2006
    Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
    Description: Featuring a Shakespeare play, this work contains accessible on-page notes, illustrations, background information, and scholarly credentials. It acts as a set text for 11-14 year olds in England.
    Condition: Very Good.
    Notes: Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 160 p. Contains: Illustrations. Oxford School Shakespeare. Intended for a juvenile audience.

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    Pub. Date: 2006
    Publisher: Oxford University Press
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    The Tempest (Oxford School Shakespeare Series) (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2006-05-25
    Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Overview

The Tempest is a comedy that was written by William Shakespeare. The action centers around a sorcerer named Prospero, who is the rightful Duke of Milan, as he plans to restore his daughter's place in society through manipulation. Though The Tempest was listed as a comedy in Shakespeare's First Folio it is now often considered to be a tragicomedy. William Shakespeare, the Bard of Avon, is known for his many sonnets and plays that have stood the test of time. Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon. He married at a young age and had three children. At age 21, Shakespeare began to have success in his business venture, an acting company known as the King's Men. He also began writing at this time and would ultimately complete many of the most famous works in all of literature. Shakespeare's plays were well-loved from the beginning and even today his popularity remains unparalleled. The cause of Shakespeare's death is unknown, but he is honored today in Westminster Abbey in the Poet's Corner.Also available as part of a 20 book set, including Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, The Tragedy of Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Winter's Tale, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest, Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Othello, Much Ado About Nothing, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Cymbeline, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Anthony and Cleopatra and All's Well That Ends Well.

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  • PID: 15165812158
  • ISBN-13: 9780198321514
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Seller: Discover Books
    Condition: Fair
    Notes: Noticeably used book. Text is legible but may be soiled and have binding defects. Heavy wear to covers and pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included.