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The First Part of King Henry VI : New Cambridge Shakespeare - William Shakespeare

The First Part of King Henry VI

New Cambridge Shakespeare

Paperback Published: 25th January 2018
ISBN: 9780521296342
Number Of Pages: 226

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Shakespeare's plays about the reign of Henry VI were for a long time undervalued, but a recent series of outstanding productions by the Royal Shakespeare Company and others has demonstrated their theatrical vitality. This is the first major edition in over twenty-five years. It takes account of recent discoveries concerning Shakespeare's early career and the problems of authorship, and pays particular attention to recent theatrical history. This textually authoritative edition reveals King Henry VI as a dramatically innovative and politically radical account of key events in the Hundred Years War.

List of illustrations
Preface
List of abbreviations and conventions
Introduction
Henry VI: the reign and the plays
The decay of empire
Date and occasion
Authorship
Stage history
Sources
Note on the text
List of characters
The play
Textual analysis
Appendixes
Reading list
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521296342
ISBN-10: 052129634X
Series: New Cambridge Shakespeare
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 226
Published: 25th January 2018
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.61 x 15.24  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.39

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