Heuristic Shakespeare: The Tempest

Heuristic Shakespeare: The Tempest

“I can imagine generations who will owe a lifelong love of Shakespeare to this astonishing app.” Stephen Fry

The Tempest from Heuristic Shakespeare is the first in a collection of thirty-seven separate apps. Each app is a tool for demystifying a play and making it more enjoyable for a modern audience. Sir Ian McKellen and Professor Sir Jonathan Bate take you on journey of discovery using the world-famous Arden Shakespeare texts and their extensive essays and notes. The apps are not meant to be a replacement for seeing the plays in the theatre or on the screen but instead bring the text to life and help readers understand the language.

The Heuristic Shakespeare collection was created for you, whether you are studying Shakespeare for the first time, preparing for an exam, or you just want to have a better understanding of his work. Shakespeare wrote his plays to be seen and heard, not read. Heuristic Shakespeare apps put you face to face with his characters at the heart of each play. It makes his language and references easily accessible and helps you understand each play from the inside out.

Watch this YouTube video about the Heuristic Shakespeare iOS iPad App

Each app has three discreet levels of complexity, so you can access the information that best suits your needs.

Download the App from the Apple App Store

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