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Why should you read Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”? - Iseult Gillespie

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Published on Feb 5, 2019

Explore William Shakespeare’s play “The Tempest”, a story of shipwreck, magic and a fight for power.

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Claps of thunder and flashes of lightning illuminate a swelling sea, as a ship buckles beneath the waves. It is no ordinary storm, but a violent and vengeful tempest, and it sets the stage for Shakespeare’s most enigmatic play. Why does this play still resonate with modern readers? Iseult Gillespie investigates.

Lesson by Iseult Gillespie, directed by Héloïse Dorsan Rachet.

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