Tracking the Jackal: The Search for Carlos, the Worlds Most Wanted Man

Tracking the Jackal: The Search for Carlos, the Worlds Most Wanted Man by David Yallop 0679425594 9780679425595
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Shakespeares valedictory play is also one of his most poetical and magical. The story involves the spirit Ariel, the savage Caliban, and Prospero, the banished Duke of Milan, now a wizard living on a remote island who uses his magic to shipwreck a party of ex-compatriots. This extensively annotated version of The Tempest makes the play completely accessible to readers in the twenty-first century. Linguist and translator Burton Raffel offers generous help with vocabulary, pronunciation, and prosody and provides alternative readings of phrases and lines. His on-page annotations give readers all the tools they need to comprehend the play and begin to explore its many possible interpretations. Raffel provides an introductory essay, and in a concluding essay, Harold Bloom examines the characters Prospero and Caliban.--BOOK JACKET.

Author: David Yallop

Language: English

Edition: 1st US Edition

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 629

Publisher: Random House

Publication Date: 1993-11-02


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