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The Madness of George III - Alan Bennett

The Madness of George III

Paperback Published: 10th February 1992
ISBN: 9780571167494
Number Of Pages: 144

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George III's behaviour has often been odd, but now he is deranged, with rumours circulating that he has even addressed an oak tree as the King of Prussia. Doctors are brought in, the government wavers and the Prince Regent manoeuvres himself into power.
Alan Bennett's play explores the court of a mad king, and the fearful treatments he was forced to undergo. It is about the nature of kingship itself, showing how by subtle degrees the ruler's delirium erodes his authority and status.

ISBN: 9780571167494
ISBN-10: 0571167497
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 10th February 1992
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.6  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.11
Edition Number: 1

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