A Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare (Part 1 of 2)

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Adults
Registration for this event will close on December 7, 2022 @ 6:30pm.
Allowed Ages: Over 18 and up
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Shakespeare's late-career comedy, A Winter's Tale, is called one of his "problem plays".  This is because the first half of the play is a tense tragic plot driven by false suspicion, while the second half is comedic, as well providing a bittersweet happy ending for those who survived the first half of the story.  This drama also involves a surprising miraculous event at the end.  Overall, it is a psychologically compelling piece with many thrilling twists of plot and striking characters.

Please register for this program to receive reading notes, either online or by calling the library.

Our guest lecturer and discussion leader is Dr. Jill Ingram, Professor of English at Ohio University.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Accompanying image is "Autolycus" (1836) by Charles Robert Leslie.


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