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William Shakespeare

The Tempest

Fiction | Play | Adult | Published in 1611

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A long poem by renowned 20th century poet W.H. Auden, The Sea and the Mirror gives further voice to The Tempest’s cast of characters

 

 

Poet, essayist, and playwright Aimé Cesaire’s adaptation of The Tempest foregrounds the play’s implicit themes of race and colonialism.

 

 

This reimagining of The Tempest by acclaimed novelist Margaret Atwood tells the story of a betrayed and exiled theater director seeking his revenge.

 

 

In lush, adventurous poems, Safiya Sinclair investigates the racist origins of the word “cannibal” and its connection to The Tempest’s Caliban

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A 2010 film adaptation of the play directed by Julie Taymor, with Helen Mirren as Prospera, Felicity Jones as Miranda, Djimon Hounsou as Caliban, and Russell Brand as

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