The Winter's Tale


  1. ^ WT comes last, following Twelfth Night which uncharacteristically ends with a blank recto page, suggesting to Arden editor J.H.P. Pafford there was some hesitation as to where WT belonged at the time of printing the Folio. (J.H.P. Pafford, ed. The Winter's Tale (Arden Shakespeare) 3rd ed. 1933:xv–xvii.)
  2. ^ Lawrence, 9–13.
  3. ^ C. F. Tucker Brooke, The Shakespeare Apocrypha, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1908; pp. 103–26.
  4. ^ Ives, The Life and Death of Anne Boleyn 2004:421: in spite of other scholars' rejection of any parallels between Henry VIII and Leontes, asserts "the parallels are there", noting his article "Shakespeare and History: divergencies and agreements", in Shakespeare Survey 38 (1985:19–35), p 24f.
  5. ^ Edward Chaney, The Evolution of the Grand Tour: Anglo-Italian Cultural Relations since the Renaissance,(Routledge, 2000) p. 12.
  6. ^ F. E. Halliday, A Shakespeare Companion 1564–1964, Baltimore, Penguin, 1964; p. 532.
  7. ^ Pafford, J.H.P., ed. "Introduction", The Winter's Tale Arden Shakespeare 2nd. series (1963, 1999), xxiii.
  8. ^ Malone, Edmund. "An Attempt to Ascertain the Order in which the Plays Attributed to Shakspeare Were Written," The Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes. Eds. Samuel Johnson and George Steevens. 2nd ed. London, 1778, Vol. I: 269–346; 285.
  9. ^ Tannenbaum, "The Forman Notes", Shakespearean Scraps, 1933
  10. ^ John Olde (one of the translators of Udall's New Testament) in 1556: "olde wiues fables and winter tales". Cited in "winter, 5a". Oxford English Dictionary (2nd ed.). 1989. 
  11. ^ Bate, Jonathan; Rasmussen, Eric (2007). Complete Works. London: Macmillan. p. 698. ISBN 978-0-230-00350-7. 
  12. ^ Act 2 scene 1
  13. ^ Wylie, Laura J., ed. (1912). The Winter's Tale. New York: Macmillan. p. 147. OCLC 2365500. Shakespeare follows Greene in giving Bohemia a seacoast, an error that has provoked the discussion of critics from Ben Jonson on. 
  14. ^ Ben Jonson, 'Conversations with Drummond of Hawthornden', in Herford and Simpson, ed. Ben Jonson, vol. 1, p. 139.
  15. ^ Greene's 'Pandosto' or 'Dorastus and Fawnia': being the original of Shakespeare's 'Winter's tale', P.G. Thomas, editor. Oxford University Press, 1907
  16. ^ See J.H. Pafford, ed. The Winter's Tale, Arden Edition, 1962, p. 66
  17. ^ Bate, Jonathan (2008). "Shakespeare and Jacobean Geopolitics". Soul of the Age. London: Viking. p. 305. ISBN 978-0-670-91482-1. 
  18. ^ Edmund O. von Lippmann, 'Shakespeare's Ignorance?', New Review 4 (1891), 250–4.
  19. ^ Thomas Hanmer, The Works of Shakespeare (Oxford, 1743–4), vol. 2.
  20. ^ Andrew Gurr, 'The Bear, the Statue, and Hysteria in The Winter's Tale, Shakespeare Quarterly 34 (1983), p. 422.
  21. ^ See C.H. Herford, ed. The Winter's Tale, The Warwick Shakespeare edition, p.xv.
  22. ^ Terence Spencer, Shakespeare's Isle of Delphos, The Modern Language Review, Vol. 47, No. 2 (Apr., 1952), pp. 199–202.
  23. ^ Virgil, Aeneid, In. 73–101
  24. ^ The main bear-garden in London was the Paris Garden at Southwark, near the Globe Theatre.
  25. ^ See, for instance, "dildo1". OED Online (2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1989. Retrieved 21 April 2009. , which cites Jonson's 1610 edition of The Alchemist ("Here I find ... The seeling fill'd with poesies of the candle: And Madame, with a Dildo, writ o' the walls.": Act V, scene iii) and Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale (dated 1611, "He has the prettiest Loue-songs for Maids ... with such delicate burthens of Dildo's and Fadings.": Act IV, scene iv).
  26. ^ The first reference in the Oxford English Dictionary is Thomas Nashe's Choise of Valentines or the Merie Ballad of Nash his Dildo (c. 1593); in the 1899 edition, the following sentence appears: "Curse Eunuke dilldo, senceless counterfet."
  27. ^ All dates new style.
  28. ^ Halliday, pp. 532–3.
  29. ^ Four previous productions in New York, the earliest that of 1795 are noted in the Internet Broasdway Database; The Winter's Tale has not played on Broadway since 1946.
  30. ^ "Brooklyn Bets on Rep", T. E. Kalem, Time Magazine, 3 March 1980
  31. ^ "Critics Notebook", Ben Brantley, The New York Times, 22 April 1994.
  32. ^ "RSC listing". Retrieved 2012-01-05. 
  33. ^ Francesca Whiting (2009-04-23). "The Stage review of [Theatre Delicatessen]'s ''The Winter's Tale''". Retrieved 2012-01-05. 
  34. ^ "Hudson Shakespeare Company Returns". The Connecticut Post. June 26, 2009. 
  35. ^ a b "Tara Fitzgerald To Make RSC Debut In Lucy Bailey's The Winter's Tale". Royal Shakespear Company. Retrieved 20 May 2014. 
  36. ^ The Winter's Tale (1910)
  37. ^ The Winter's Tale (1968)
  38. ^ "The Winter's Tale (1981, TV)". IMDB. Retrieved 22 January 2010. 
  39. ^ Jennings, Luke. "The Winter's Tale review – 'a ballet to keep'". The Guardian. Guardian News and Media Limited. Retrieved 3 June 2014. 

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