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The Tempest - Shakespeare's Farewell to Art

Year

2013

Language

ENGLISH

Duration

30m

Rating

TVPG

Publication Information

The Great Courses

Summary

Begin this episode by investigating the spiritual significance of The Tempest's island setting as a testing ground for humanity's nobler nature. Then grasp how Shakespeare seems to speak directly to the audience through the figure of Prospero, whose final renunciation of his magical art mirrors Shakespeare's own farewell to playwriting.

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