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Readings on the histories, Clarice Swisher, book editor

Label
Readings on the histories
Title
Readings on the histories
Statement of responsibility
Clarice Swisher, book editor
Title variation
Readings on William Shakespeare, the histories
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of essays on the histories of Shakespeare by critics including Francis Fergusson, A.R. Humphreys, and E.M.W. Tillyard
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
822.3/3
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2982
LC item number
.R39 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Greenhaven Press literary companion to British literature
Label
Readings on the histories, Clarice Swisher, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-186) and index
Contents
William Shakespeare : a biography -- Understanding Shakespeare's histories. The historical background of the history plays / by Peter Saccio -- What are Shakespeare's histories? / Lily B. Campbell -- The family in Shakespeare's histories / by Robert B. Pierce -- Women in the history plays / by Linda Bamber -- The history plays on stage / by George J. Becker -- The Richard plays. Abuse and neglect of power in Richard III / by L.C. Knights -- The personal drama of Richard II / by S.C. Sen Gupta -- The character of Richard III / by H.M. Richmond -- Richard III is a religious play / by E.M.W. Tillyard -- The Henry plays. Falstaff the clown in 1 Henry IV / by Bente A. Videbœck -- Contrasts in 1 Henry IV / by F.J.G. Meehan -- The decline of the king in 2 Henry IV / by M.M. Reese -- Two levels of meaning in 2 Henry IV / by A.R. Humphreys -- The warrior king in Henry V / by Francis Fergusson -- Perspective in Henry V / by John Russell Brown -- The lesser-known history plays. Shakespeare's first plays : 1, 2, and 3 Henry VI / by Clifford Leech -- Imagery in King John / by Caroline F.E. Spurgeon -- Appendix A : English monarchs from the Norman Conquest through Shakespeare's time -- Appendix B : Genealogical tables
Control code
374652
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9781565105553
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
97041139
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37801382
  • (OCoLC)37801382
Label
Readings on the histories, Clarice Swisher, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-186) and index
Contents
William Shakespeare : a biography -- Understanding Shakespeare's histories. The historical background of the history plays / by Peter Saccio -- What are Shakespeare's histories? / Lily B. Campbell -- The family in Shakespeare's histories / by Robert B. Pierce -- Women in the history plays / by Linda Bamber -- The history plays on stage / by George J. Becker -- The Richard plays. Abuse and neglect of power in Richard III / by L.C. Knights -- The personal drama of Richard II / by S.C. Sen Gupta -- The character of Richard III / by H.M. Richmond -- Richard III is a religious play / by E.M.W. Tillyard -- The Henry plays. Falstaff the clown in 1 Henry IV / by Bente A. Videbœck -- Contrasts in 1 Henry IV / by F.J.G. Meehan -- The decline of the king in 2 Henry IV / by M.M. Reese -- Two levels of meaning in 2 Henry IV / by A.R. Humphreys -- The warrior king in Henry V / by Francis Fergusson -- Perspective in Henry V / by John Russell Brown -- The lesser-known history plays. Shakespeare's first plays : 1, 2, and 3 Henry VI / by Clifford Leech -- Imagery in King John / by Caroline F.E. Spurgeon -- Appendix A : English monarchs from the Norman Conquest through Shakespeare's time -- Appendix B : Genealogical tables
Control code
374652
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
192 p.
Isbn
9781565105553
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
97041139
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37801382
  • (OCoLC)37801382

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