Additional Resources for The Tempest by William Shakespeare

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Arthos, John. "Dream, Vision, Prayer: The Tempest." In Shakespeare's Use of Dream and Vision, pp. 173-202. Totowa, N. J. Rowman and Littlefield, 1977.

Survey of The Tempest that outlines its spiritual aspects.

Berger, Karol "Prospero's Art." Shakespeare Studies 10 (1977): 211-39.

Discusses Prospero's endeavor on the island in terms of magic and politics and argues that magic (of the kind that Prospero practices) falls to account for free will Berger notes that this aspect of Prospero's character represents one of the main themes of The Tempest: the opposition between imagination and reality, and the exposing of the dangers of a retreat into the self that leads to the neglect of others.

Bradbrook, M. C. "Romance, Farewell: The Tempest." English Literary Renaissance 1, No.3 (Autumn 1971): 239-49.

Maintains that The Tempest comments on the end of romance as a viable literary form.

Brockbank, Philip. "The Tempest: Conventions of Art and...

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