Acknowledgements.- General Editors' Preface.- Introduction: Prospero 2000; R.S.White.- Prospero's Wife; S.Orgel.- Nymphs and Reapers Heavily Vanish: The Discursive Con-texts of The Tempest; F.Barker & P.Hulme.- Playhouse-Workhouse; T.Hawkes.- Subtleties of the Isle: The Tempest; R.Nevo.- Martial Law in the Land of Cockaigne; S.Greenblatt.- 'Thought is Free': The Tempest; A.Patterson.- Seizing the Book; A.Loomba.- 'Miranda, Where's Your Sister?': Reading Shakespeare's The Tempest; A.Thompson.- 'What Care These Roarers for the Name of the King?': Language and Utopia in The Tempest; D.Norbrook.- 'The Open Worlde': The Exotic in Shakespeare; J.Gillies.- Further Reading.- Notes on Contributors.- Index.
FRANCIS BARKER Professor of Literature at the University of Essex JOHN GILLIES Lecturer in Theatre and Drama at La Trobe University, Melbourne STEPHEN GREENBLATT Lecturer in English at Berkeley and Harvard Universities TERENCE HAWKES Professor of English at the University of Wales, Cardiff PETER HULME Professor of Literature at the University of Essex ANIA LOOMBA Associate Professor at the Centre for Linguistics and English at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi RUTH NEVO Formerly Lecturer at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem DAVID NORBROOK Fellow at Magdalen College, Oxford STEPHEN ORGEL Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Humanities at Stanford University ANNABEL PATTERSON Karl Young Professor of English at Yale University ANN THOMPSON Professor of English and Head of Department at Roehampton Institute, University of London
R.S. WHITE is Professor of English at the University of Western Australia.