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“Yet I was mortally brought forth, and am/No other than I appear.”

Pericles Act Five, Part Two By Dennis Abrams ————————————— From Tanner: “Marina – Mistress of the Arts. This is what Gower emphasizes at the start of the last act. In her dancing, singing, learning, she is ‘like one immortal,’ ‘goddesslike’ … Continue reading

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“O, my lord,/Are you not Pericles? Like him you spake,/ Like him you are. Did you not name a tempest,/A birth and death?”

Pericles Act Five, Part One By Dennis Abrams ———————————————– Act Five (Scenes 20-23):  Pericles’s ship arrives at Mytilene, and – unaware of their relationship, Lysimachus sends Marina to sing for the still grief-stricken King and ease his sorrow. Pericles does … Continue reading

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“Where am I? Where’s my lord? What world is this?”

Pericles Act Three, Part Two By Dennis Abrams ——————————————————— From Tanner: “Act III finds Pericles in the middle of a terrible storm at sea, and also finds Shakespeare beginning to write in his recognizably late style. Pericles gains a daughter … Continue reading

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“…nor have I time/To give thee hallowed to thy grave, but straight/Must cast thee, scarcely coffined, in the ooze…”

Pericles Act Three, Part One By Dennis Abrams —————————————————– Scenes 10-14:  Pericles and his pregnant wife Thaisa set sail for Tyre, but during a terrible storm (or tempest if you will), Thaisa appears to die in childbirth and the superstitious … Continue reading

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