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Critical Essay by Wilbur Sanders

SOURCE: Sanders, Wilbur. “The Good Queen (Acts 2 and 3).” In Harvester New Critical Introductions to Shakespeare: The Winter's Tale, pp. 31-50. Sussex, England: Harvester Press, 1987.

In the following essay, Sanders contends that Hermione rescues The Winter's Tale from a descent into utter failure, noting that it is her presence that lends grace to the play despite Shakespeare's dramatic lapses.

There is a long-running critical dispute concerning the first half of The Winter's Tale, in which, before I'm through, I shall probably become disgruntledly embroiled: is it ‘tragic’? or is it not? At the moment, though, I'd prefer to stave it off with a provisional remark or two. Such as: whatever tragic potential the action contains, the Leontes we have been watching is hardly the stuff...

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