pickabook books with huge discounts for everyone pickabook books with huge discounts for everyone
     
Email: Subscribe to news & offers:
Need assistance? Log In/Register


Item Details
Title: "THE WINTER'S TALE"
By: William Shakespeare, John Pitcher (Editor)
Format: Paperback

List price: £9.99


We currently do not stock this item, please contact the publisher directly for further information.

ISBN 10: 1903436354
ISBN 13: 9781903436356
Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
Pub. date: 23 July, 2010
Series: The Arden Shakespeare
Pages: 464
Description: One of Shakespeare's late plays, The Winter's Tale falls into two distinct parts: the first part tragedy and the second, comedy. John Pitcher's lively introduction and commentary explores the extraordinary merging of theatrical forms in the play and its success in performance.
Synopsis: One of Shakespeare's later plays, best described as a tragi-comedy, the play falls into two distinct parts. In the first Leontes is thrown into a jealous rage by his suspicions of his wife Hermione and his best-friend, and imprisons her and orders that her new born daughter be left to perish. The second half is a pastoral comedy with the "lost" daughter Perdita having been rescued by shepherds and now in love with a young prince. The play ends with former lovers and friends reunited after the apparently miraculous resurrection of Hermione. John Pitcher's lively introduction and commentary explores the extraordinary merging of theatrical forms in the play and its success in performance. As the recent Sam Mendes production at the Old Vic shows, this is a play that can work a kind of magic in the theatre.
Illustrations: 20 illustrations in introduction
Publication: UK
Imprint: Arden Shakespeare
Returns: Returnable
Some other items by this author:
"A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (PB)
"A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM" (PB)
"ALL''S WELL THAT ENDS WELL" (HB)
"ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL" (HB)
"ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL" (HB)
"ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL" (PB)
"ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL" (PB)
"ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA" (HB)
"ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA" (HB)
"ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA" (PB)
"AS YOU LIKE IT" (HB)
"AS YOU LIKE IT" (HB)
"AS YOU LIKE IT" (HB)
"AS YOU LIKE IT" (HB)
"AS YOU LIKE IT" (HB)
"AS YOU LIKE IT" (PB)
"AS YOU LIKE IT" (PB)
"AS YOU LIKE IT" BY WILLIAM SHAKESPHERE
"CORIOLANUS" (HB)
"CORIOLANUS" (HB)
"CORIOLANUS" (PB)
"CORIOLANUS" (PB)
"CORIOLANUS" (PB)
"CYMBELINE" (HB)
"CYMBELINE" (HB)
"CYMBELINE" (HB)
"CYMBELINE" (PB)
"CYMBELINE" (PB)
"DOUBLE FALSEHOOD" (HB)
"DOUBLE FALSEHOOD" (PB)
"HAMLET"
"HAMLET" (HB)
"HAMLET" (HB)
"HAMLET" (HB)
"HAMLET" (HB)
"HAMLET" (PB)
"HAMLET" (PB)
"HAMLET" (PB)
"HAMLET" (PB)
"HAMLET" (PB)
"HAMLET" (PB)
"HAMLET" BUNDLE
"HAMLET": WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (PB)
"HENRY V" (CD)
"HENRY V" (CD)
"HENRY V" (CD)
"JULIUS CAESAR"
"JULIUS CAESAR" (HB)
"JULIUS CAESAR" (HB)
"JULIUS CAESAR" (HB)
"JULIUS CAESAR" (HB)
"JULIUS CAESAR" (PB)
"JULIUS CAESAR" (PB)
"KING HENRY IV" (HB)
"KING HENRY IV" (HB)
"KING HENRY IV" (HB)
"KING HENRY IV" (HB)
"KING HENRY IV" (HB)
"KING HENRY IV" (HB)
"KING HENRY IV" (PB)
"KING HENRY IV" (PB)
"KING HENRY IV, PART 1" (PB)
"KING HENRY V" (HB)
"KING HENRY V" (HB)
"KING HENRY V" (HB)
"KING HENRY V" (PB)
"KING HENRY VI" (HB)
"KING HENRY VI" (HB)
"KING HENRY VI" (HB)
"KING HENRY VI" (HB)
"KING HENRY VI" (HB)
"KING HENRY VI" (HB)
"KING HENRY VI" (HB)
"KING HENRY VI" (HB)
"KING HENRY VI" (PB)
"KING HENRY VI" (PB)
"KING HENRY VI" (PB)
"KING HENRY VIII" (HB)
"KING HENRY VIII" (HB)
"KING HENRY VIII" (PB)
"KING JOHN" (HB)
"KING JOHN" (HB)
"KING JOHN" (HB)
"KING JOHN" (PB)
"KING JOHN" (PB)
"KING LEAR"
"KING LEAR" (HB)
"KING LEAR" (HB)
"KING LEAR" (HB)
"KING LEAR" (PB)
"KING LEAR" (PB)
"KING LEAR" (PB)
"KING LEAR" (PB)
"KING RICHARD II" (HB)
"KING RICHARD II" (HB)
"KING RICHARD II" (HB)
"KING RICHARD II" (HB)
"KING RICHARD II" (PB)
"KING RICHARD III" (HB)
"KING RICHARD III" (PB)
"KING RICHARD III" (PB)
"KING RICHARD III" (PB)
"LOVE'S LABOURS LOST" (HB)
"LOVE'S LABOURS LOST" (PB)
"MACBETH"
"MACBETH" (CD)
"MACBETH" (CD)
"MACBETH" (CD)
"MACBETH" (HB)
"MACBETH" (HB)
"MACBETH" (HB)
"MACBETH" (PB)
"MACBETH" (PB)
"MACBETH" (THE PLAYERS' SHAKESPEARE) (HB)
"MEASURE FOR MEASURE" (HB)
"MEASURE FOR MEASURE" (HB)
"MEASURE FOR MEASURE" (PB)
"MEASURE FOR MEASURE" (PB)
"MEASURE FOR MEASURE" (PB)
"MERCHANT OF VENICE"
"MERCHANT OF VENICE" (HB)
"MERCHANT OF VENICE" (HB)
"MERCHANT OF VENICE" (PB)
"MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM" (PB)
"MIDSUMMER NIGHTS" (HB)
"MIDSUMMER NIGHTS" (PB)
"MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING"
"MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING" (HB)
"MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING" (HB)
"MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING" (HB)
"MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING" (HB)
"MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING" (PB)
"OTHELLO" (CD)
"OTHELLO" (CD)
"OTHELLO" (CD)
"OTHELLO" (HB)
"OTHELLO" (HB)
"OTHELLO" (PB)
"OTHELLO" (PB)
"PERICLES" (HB)
"PERICLES" (HB)
"PERICLES" (HB)
"PERICLES" (HB)
"PERICLES" (HB)
"PERICLES" (PB)
"POEMS" (HB)
"RICHARD II" (PB)
"RICHARD III"
"RICHARD III" (PB)
"ROMEO AND JULIET"
"ROMEO AND JULIET" (CD)
"ROMEO AND JULIET" (CD)
"ROMEO AND JULIET" (CD)
"ROMEO AND JULIET" (HB)
"ROMEO AND JULIET" (PB)
"ROMEO AND JULIET" (PB)
"ROMEO AND JULIET" (THE PLAYERS' SHAKESPEARE) (HB)
"TAMING OF THE SHREW" (HB)
"TAMING OF THE SHREW" (PB)
"THE "THE MERCHANT OF VENICE" (PB)
"THE COMEDY OF ERRORS" (HB)
"THE COMEDY OF ERRORS" (HB)
"THE COMEDY OF ERRORS" (PB)
"THE MERCHANT OF VENICE" (HB)
"THE MERCHANT OF VENICE" (HB)
"THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR" (HB)
"THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR" (PB)
"THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (PB)
"THE TAMING OF THE SHREW" (HB)
"THE TAMING OF THE SHREW" (PB)
"THE TEMPEST" (CD)
"THE TEMPEST" (HB)
"THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA" (HB)
"THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA" (PB)
"THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN" (HB)
"THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN" (PB)
"THE WINTER'S TALE" (HB)
"THE WINTER'S TALE" (HB)
"THE WINTER'S TALE" (PB)
"TIMON OF ATHENS" (HB)
"TIMON OF ATHENS" (HB)
"TIMON OF ATHENS" (HB)
"TIMON OF ATHENS" (PB)
"TIMON OF ATHENS" (PB)
"TITUS ANDRONICUS" (HB)
"TITUS ANDRONICUS" (HB)
"TITUS ANDRONICUS" (PB)
"TITUS ANDRONICUS" (PB)
"TROILUS AND CRESSIDA" (HB)
"TROILUS AND CRESSIDA" (PB)
"TWELFTH NIGHT" (CD)
"TWELFTH NIGHT" (CD)
"TWELFTH NIGHT" (CD)
"TWELFTH NIGHT" (HB)
"TWELFTH NIGHT" (HB)
"TWELFTH NIGHT" (PB)
"TWELFTH NIGHT" (PB)
"TWELFTH NIGHT" (PB)
"TWELFTH NIGHT" (PB)
"TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA" (PB)

CUSTOMERS WHO PURCHASED THIS ITEM ALSO BOUGHT
To Kill A Mockingbird (Paperback)
By: Harper Lee
more details
The Woman in Black (Paperback)
By: Susan Hill
more details
Goodnight Mister Tom (Paperback)
By: Michelle Magorian
more details
TOP SELLERS IN THIS CATEGORY
Hamlet: Globe to Globe (Hardback)
By: Dominic Dromgoole
Canongate Books Ltd
Our Price : £11.04
more details
Romeo and Juliet (No Fear Shakespeare) (Paperback)
By: William Shakespeare, John Crowther (Editor)
Spark Notes
Our Price : £4.37
more details
Macbeth (No Fear Shakespeare) (Paperback)
By: William Shakespeare, John Crowther (Editor)
Spark Notes
Our Price : £4.37
more details
Shakespeare's Original Pronunciation (CD-Audio)
By: Ben Crystal, et al.
The British Library Publishing Division
Our Price : £7.30
more details
The Connell Guide to Shakespeare's "The Tempest" (Paperback)
By: Professor Graham Bradshaw, Kate Sanderson (Editor), Jolyon Connell (Editor)
Connell Guides
Our Price : £6.56
more details
BROWSE FOR BOOKS IN RELATED CATEGORIES
 LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND BIOGRAPHY
 literature: history & criticism
 plays & playwrights
 plays & playwrights: 16th to 18th centuries
 shakespeare studies & criticism


Information provided by www.pickabook.co.uk
SHOPPING BASKET
  
Your basket is empty
  Total Items: 0
 

Up to 35% off New Titles
Nancy Parker's Chilling Conclusions
By: JULIA LEE
Nancy Parker has a new job, she's accompanying her old school teacher Miss Lamb as a ladies' maid to Midwinter Manor. But things take a turn for the worst when Nancy discovers a dead body in the library. With a house full of strange guests, who could possibly be the murderer?
add to basket

New Title
Bletchley Park Brainteasers
By: SINCLAIR MCKAY
Put your brain to the test with never-before-seen tests, riddles and puzzles from Bletchley Park.
add to basket

New Title
Battle of the Beetles
By: M.G. LEONARD
The beetle adventure continues as Darkus and his friends seek wicked Lucretia Cutter''s secret Biome in the Amazon rainforest. If they can''t stop her from unleashing her hoard of giant
add to basket

Oxfordshire Book Award Longlisted
add to basket

New Title
How to Stay Alive
By: BEAR GRYLLS, BEAR GRYLLS
Containing a wealth of survival knowledge, this book teaches you: how to make fire; how to navigate; how to administer first-aid; how to survive a bear attack; how to drive off-road; how to fly a plane in an emergency; and how to escape a burning building. It also includes 100 other essential skills to survive the modern world.
add to basket


Berkshire Book Award Nominated
Murder In Midwinter
By: FLEUR HITCHCOCK
A tense, snowy drama that keeps you guessing until the very last page...
add to basket

New Title
The 1,000-year-old Boy
By: ROSS WELFORD
The astonishing, beautiful new story for all readers of 10 and over from the bestselling and Costa-shortlisted author of TIME TRAVELLING WITH A HAMSTER.
add to basket

New Title
Radio Boy and the Revenge of Grandad
By: CHRISTIAN O'CONNELL
Debut sensation Christian O'Connell is back with more hilarious adventures of Spike, super-star radio DJ... and trouble-prone ordinary kid.
add to basket