by John McGivering)
The isle is full of noisesprickly heat see Dr. Gillian Sheehan’s notes on "Kipling abd Medicine."
Sounds and sweet airs…. [Act 3, scene 2]
no play or novel can be indicated as the source of “The Tempest”. In minor details, however hints are clearly traceable.So there may well be something in what Kipling says in “The Coiner", or for that matter, in "Proofs of Holy Writ".
Chaucer was one of the four inexplicable geniuses of English literature, along with Shakespeare, Dickens and Kipling: that is, he had a daemon which enabled him to create works of stunning originality that sprang from nothing, with no precursor.Prospero the Duke of Milan who was cast adrift with his daughter Miranda, landed on the island, and survived with the aid of magic.