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The Winter's Tale


Englisch-deutsche Studienausgabe:

The Winter's Tale - Das Wintermärchen

Deutsche Prosafassung, Anmerkungen, Einleitung und Kommentar von Ingeborg Bolz. Englisch-deutsche Studienausgabe.
Stauffenburg Verlag


on-line editions / translations / sources / productions, performances / film versions / adaptations in literature / adaptations in music / paintings / criticism / in the classroom / deutsche Webseiten / italian page / just for fun


on-line editions

Folio (1623) [http://web.uvic.ca/shakespeare/Annex/DraftTxt/index.html#toc3] (09/05/00)

Folio (1623). University of Virginia [http://etext.virginia.edu/shakespeare/folio/]

Folio (Gutenberg Pr.) [http://digital.library.upenn.edu/webbin/gutbook/lookup?num=2248]

Promptbooks of the 17th Century ed. G. Blakemore-Evans. [http://etext.virginia.edu/bsuva/promptbook/] (25/04/01)

modern editions:

Early 20th Century editions (Craig, Collins, World Library etc; mostly Gutenberg Project): [http://readroom.ipl.org/cgi/i/ipl/ipl.books-idx.pl?type=deweystem&q1=8223] (Nov. 2001)


Das Winter-Mährchen, Deutsche Übersetzung Chr. M. Wieland [http://projekt.gutenberg.de/shakespr/wintermr/wintermr.htm]

Wintersprookje Dutch translation. by Jan Jonk. [http://www.janjonk.nl/] (March 2002)

Il racconto d'inverno / The Winter's Tale. Italian Translation. (PDF,.readable with Acrobat) [http://infoservice.dnsq.org/sh-commedie.html]



Anon. The Lamentable Tragedy of Locrine and Mucedorus, 1610, hypertext edition & commentaries by Mark Zimmerman, attr. to Shakespeare [http://www.selfknowledge.com/1ws4810.htm]

Background on
Greene: [http://home.earthlink.net/~mark_alex/greene/greene1.htm]
Robert Greene page [http://www.accd.edu/sac/english/bailey/greene.htm]

not available:
Robert Greene, Pandosto. The Triumph of Time, 1588
Robert Greene, The Second Part of Conny-catching, and The Third Part of Conny-catching, 1592
Parismenos, [Emmanuel Forde], 1609
Francis Sabie, The Fisherman's Tale, 1595
Francis Sabie, Flora's Fortune, 1595
John Day, Humour Out of Breath, 1608
F. de Silva, C. Colet, The Ninth Book of Amadis de Gaule, 1577
Anon., The History of the Tryall of Chevalry, 1605


productions, performances

a) stage history:

Lester, Gideon.
Retelling the Tale. (stage history) [http://www.amrep.org/past/winter/winter1.html] (May 2002)

Patrick Kelly,
Colorado Shakespeare, 1992. (with stage history) [http://www.coloradoshakes.org/csf/research/plays/winter92.htm]

b) actors, pictures of performances

The Cleveland Press Shakespeare Photographs by Lesley Ellen Jorbin. Free searchable database for pictures of performances: photographs from the plays of Shakespeare on stage, screen, TV, opera and ballet. [http://www.ulib.csuohio.edu/shakespeare/] Romances [http://www.ulib.csuohio.edu/shakespeare/romance.shtml] (Jan. 2002)

picture of Mary Anderson as Hermione [http://www.emory.edu/ENGLISH/classes/players/winter.html]

Viola Allen:
Shakespeare's Heroines. (1906) with pictures as Perdita and Hermione)[http://www.classicaltheatre.com/id20.htm]

c) reviews of productions:

Benson, Frank.
Stratford 1903. picture of Mary Anderson as Hermione [http://www.emory.edu/ENGLISH/classes/players/winter.html]

Doran, Gregory. RSC 1999 (Antony Sher as Leontes)
reviews [http://www.albemarle-london.com/rsc-winterstale.html]

Bondy, Luc.
1999: opéra de Lyon review of opera by Boesmans, Philippe. (b.1936) Wintermärchen. [http://www.20-21.dgclassics.com/boesmans.html] [http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/~marlenn/TWT%20Opera.htm]

Marvick, John.
Winter's Tale page (New Zealand production, Eastbourne 2000) [http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/~marlenn/Home.htm]


film versions

Internet Movie Database [http://www.imdb.com/Name?Shakespeare,+William]
Shakespeare on Television: a bibliography of criticism [http://www.shu.ac.uk/emls/06-1/diazbibl.htm]

Le conte d'hiver (France, 1988) (TV) dir. Pierre Cavassilas; transl. Bernard-Marie Koltès [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0253005]
The Winter's Tale (UK, 1981) (BBC, TV) dir. Jane Howell [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0081761]
The Winter's Tale (UK, 1968) dir. Frank Dunlop [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0063820]
The Winter's Tale silent m. (USA; 1910) dir. Barry O'Neil [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0131137]
A Winters Tale silent m. (USA; 1910) dir. Theodore Marston [http://us.imdb.com/Title?0158366]


adaptations in literature

Titles from The Winter's Tale [http://www.barbarapaul.com/shake/winter.html]

Brough, William. Perdita. (drama) 1856.

Garrick, David.
Florizel and Perdita. (dramatic pastoral) 1758. [http://omega.cc.umb.edu/~fayeng/floriz1.html]

Harbison, John. (b. 1938)
Winter's Tale. libretto and opera (1984/91)
[http://www.hapka.com/usopera/composers/harbison/] (May 2002)

Kean, Charles. The Winter's Tale. (drama) 1856.

Lamb, Charles and Mary. Tales from Shakespeare:
The Winter's Tale [http://shakespeare.palomar.edu/lambtales/LTWT.HTM]
Lamb, Charles and Mary.
Tales, ill. by Arthur Rackham [] (May 2002)
Lamb, Charles and Mary.
Tales, ill. by Gertrude Hammond (1878) [http://www.bartleby.com/1012/]

Morgan, Macnamara. The Sheep Shearing. (drama) 1762.

Nesbit, Edith.
Beautiful Tales from Shakespeare


adaptations in music

operas: page in Italian [http://members.it.tripod.de/amelia/]:

Barbieri, Carlo Emanuele (1822-1867)
Perdita, opera, 1865.

Bereny, H. Das Wintermärchen, 1898

Boesmans, Philippe. (b.1936)
Wintermärchen. [http://www.20-21.dgclassics.com/boesmans.html] (opéra de Lyon, dir. Luc Bondy, with the Belgian Jazz Rock Band AKA MOON) review. [http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/~marlenn/TWT%20Opera.htm]

Bruch, Max (1838-1920) Hermione, opera, 1872

Goldmark, Karl. Ein Wintermärchen 1908

Harbison, John. (b. 1938) Winter's Tale. libretto and opera (1984/91)
[http://www.hapka.com/usopera/composers/harbison/] (May 2002)

Nesvera, Josef (1842-1914) Perdita (Winter's Tale), opera, 1892-93 [http://members.it.tripod.de/amelia/]

Nürnberg, K. Leontes 1966

Zimmermann, B. Ein Wintermärchen (Simrock) 1900

Songs: see [http://www.recmusic.org/lieder/s/shakespeare/]


paintings, engravings, illustrations

Shakespeare illustrated

Bird, Robert Montgomery. Autolycus (sketch) [http://www.library.upenn.edu/special/gallery/bird/case3.html]

Bode, Leopold (1831-1906) statue scene (1880) [http://www.stiebel.com/bode.htm]

Egg, Augustus Leopold: A Scene from "The Winter's Tale" [http://www.barbarapaul.com/shake/winter.html]

Leslie, C. R. "Florizel and Perdita",(picture from Knight's Imperial Edition) at: [http://home.wanadoo.nl/m.vanherpt/index.html] (Febr. 2002)
Leslie, C. R. "Autolycus" (picture from Knight's Imperial Edition) at: [http://home.wanadoo.nl/m.vanherpt/index.html] (Febr. 2002)



Shakespeare in Connotations, Winter's Tale (Articles by D. Laird, Maurice Hunt, Stephen Greenblatt) [http://www.uni-saarland.de/fak4/fr43/connotations/sel-deba.htm]

Brunner, Elizabeth. "The Battle for Feminist Approval: Paulina in Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale". [http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/~marlenn/Feminist.htm]

Duffin, Ross W. An Encore for Shakespeare's Rare Italian Master (Giulio Romano). Article in Eliazbethan Review. 1993 [http://www.jmucci.com/ER/articles/giulio.htm] (May 2002)

Gibbons, Brian: Doubles and Likenesses with difference: The Comedy of Errors and The Winter's Tale Connotations 5.1

Greenblatt, Stephen and David Laird. "'Competing Discourses in The Winter's Tale': Two Letters." Connotations 5.1 (1995-96): 125-27.

Hunt, Maurice. "Modern and Postmodern Discourses in Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale: A Response to David Laird." Connotations 5.1 (1995-96): 83-94.

Laird, David. "Competing Discourses in The Winter's Tale." Connotations 4.1-2 (1994-95): 25-43.
Laird, David. "An Answer to Maurice Hunt's 'Modern and Postmodern Discourses in Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale'" Connotations 6.2 (1996-97): 246-50.

Lester, Gideon. Retelling the Tale. (stage history) [http://www.amrep.org/past/winter/winter1.html] (May 2002)

Stetner, Clifford:
Spices for our Sheepshearing: The Three Masks of Autolycus in Shakespeare's Winter's Tale" [http://phoenixandturtle.net/excerptmill/stetner2.htm]

Stetner, Clifford: Lions, Wolves and Bears, Oh My: The Rhetoric of Torture in Nietzschefs Genealogy and Shakespearefs Winterfs Tale [http://phoenixandturtle.net/excerptmill/wttorture.htm] (July 05)


in the classroom

see also on this site: Education - Shakespeare in the classroom

a) lesson plans for the lazy teacher

Cummings, Michael. The Complete Shakespeare - Study Guide to Shakespeare. [http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/xShakeSph.html#top] (Jan. 2002) Winter's Tale [http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/xShakeSph.html#topWinter.html]

Marx, Steven. Triangulating Shakespeare: teaching and lecture notes, course outlines, articles, links, suggestions, film reviews

Massi, JM. study questions. [http://www.jetlink.net/~massij/wssq/winters.html] (25/04/01)

b) sites for the eager student:

Cummings, Michael. The Complete Shakespeare - Study Guide to Shakespeare. [http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/xShakeSph.html#top] (Jan. 2002) Winter's Tale [http://www.cummingsstudyguides.net/xShakeSph.html#topWinter.html]

Lynch Multimedia: Shakespeare for young readers; prose adaptations, audio versions, classroom versions.[http://www.lynchmultimedia.com/shakespeare.html]

Moulton: From The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors, ed. Charles Wells Moulton, 8 vols. (Buffalo, NY: Moulton Publishing, 1901), 1: 538-39.[http://geocities.com/litpageplus/shakmoul-winterstale.html]

Marvick, John. Winter's Tale page (New Zealand) [http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/~marlenn/Home.htm] commentaries, study notes [http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/~marlenn/Commentaries.htm]

Shakespeare for teachers and students [http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/shakes.htm] (Jan. 2002)


deutsche Webseiten

Gröchel, André: William Shakespeare - Wintermärchen: Informationen zu Quellen, Einführung ins Stück, Hintergründe, Links zu deutschen und englischen elektronischen Texten usw. [http://www.deslit.de/shakespeare/winter.htm]
Falls dieser Link nicht klappt:


Italian page

Teatro di Pisa: links to Winter's Tale [http://www.teatrodipisa.pi.it/fareteatro/link/Winter's%20tale.htm]


Just For Fun



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