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The First Part of King Henry IV

Author: William Shakespeare,Herbert Weil,Judith Weil

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521687438

Category: Drama

Page: 237

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Updated edition of The First Part of King Henry IV, including an introductory section.

The Second Part of King Henry IV

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521276528

Category: Drama

Page: 242

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Melchiori sees 'The Second Part of King Henry IV' as an unplanned sequel to the First Part, deliberately exploiting the popular success of Sir John Falstaff, introduced in Part One. The resulting rich humour gives a comic dimension to the play which makes it a unique blend of history, Morality play and comedy.

The Second Part of King Henry VI

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139835165

Category: Literary Collections

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Shakespeare's plays about the reign of Henry VI, written at the beginning of his career, were for a long time undervalued. This was because of doubts about their authorship and because of the difficulties of determining their theatrical provenance. However, a series of outstanding productions by the Royal Shakespeare Company and other companies has demonstrated their theatrical vitality, their conventions have been better understood in the light of new critical methods, and their innovative and sceptical questioning of Elizabethan orthodoxies has been viewed in the light of revisionist readings of the history of Shakespeare's own times. This 1991 edition of The Second Part of King Henry VI takes account of discoveries concerning Shakespeare's early career, and pays particular attention to recent theatrical history, relating readings generated by modern performances to ideologically positioned accounts of the history and politics of Shakespeare's age.

The First Part of King Henry VI

Author: William Shakespeare,Michael Hattaway

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 052129634X

Category: Drama

Page: 210

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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.

The Second Part of the History of Henry IV, Part 2

The Cambridge Dover Wilson Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108005814

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 244

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John Dover Wilson's New Shakespeare, published between 1921 and 1966, became the classic Cambridge edition of Shakespeare's plays and poems until the 1980s. The series, long since out-of-print, is now reissued. Each work is available both individually and as a set, and each contains a lengthy and lively introduction, main text, and substantial notes and glossary printed at the back. The edition, which began with The Tempest and ended with The Sonnets, put into practice the techniques and theories that had evolved under the 'New Bibliography'. Remarkably by today's standards, although it took the best part of half a century to produce, the New Shakespeare involved only a small band of editors besides Dover Wilson himself. As the volumes took shape, many of Dover Wilson's textual methods acquired general acceptance and became an established part of later editorial practice, for example in the Arden and New Cambridge Shakespeares.

Shakespeare's Stage Traffic

Imitation, Borrowing and Competition in Renaissance Theatre

Author: Janet Clare

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107729564

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 320

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Shakespeare's unique status has made critics reluctant to acknowledge the extent to which some of his plays are the outcome of adaptation. In Shakespeare's Stage Traffic Janet Clare re-situates Shakespeare's dramaturgy within the flourishing and competitive theatrical trade of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. She demonstrates how Shakespeare worked with materials which had already entered the dramatic tradition, and how, in the spirit of Renaissance theory, he moulded and converted them to his own use. The book challenges the critical stance that views the Shakespeare canon as essentially self-contained, moves beyond the limitations of generic studies and argues for a more conjoined critical study of early modern plays. Each chapter focuses on specific plays and examines the networks of influence, exchange and competition which characterised stage traffic between playwrights, including Marlowe, Jonson and Fletcher. Overall, the book addresses multiple perspectives relating to authorship and text, performance and reception.

The Third Part of King Henry VI

Author: William Shakespeare,Michael Hattaway

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521377056

Category: Drama

Page: 231

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The Third Part of King Henry VI, brings Shakespeare's story of Henry's reign and fall to Richard, Duke of Gloucester, to its unhappy close.

King Henry V

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139835343

Category: Literary Collections

Page: N.A

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For this updated edition of Shakespeare's most celebrated war play, Professor Gurr has added a new section to his introduction which considers recent critical and stage interpretations, especially concentrating on the 'secret' versus 'official' readings of the play. He analyses the play's double vision of Henry as both military hero and self-seeking individual. Professor Gurr shows how the patriotic declarations of the Chorus are contradicted by the play's action. The play's more controversial sequences are placed in the context of Elizabethan thought, in particular the studies of the laws and morality of war written in the years before Henry V. Also studied is the exceptional variety of language and dialect in the play. The appendices provide a comprehensive collection of source materials, while the stage history shows how subsequent centuries have received and adapted the play on the stage and in film. An updated reading list completes the edition.

Shakespeareäó»s Authentic Performance Texts

The Case for Staging from the First Folio

Author: Graham Watts

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476618720

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 260

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When we pick up a copy of a Shakespeare play, we assume that we hold in our hands an original record of his writing. We don’t. Present-day printings are an editor’s often subjective version of the script. Around 25 percent of any Shakespeare play will have been altered, and this creates an enormous amount of confusion. The only authentic edition of Shakespeare’s works is the First Folio, published by his friends and colleagues in 1623. This volume makes the case for printing and staging the plays as set in the First Folio, which preserved actor cues that helped players understand and perform their roles. The practices of modern editors are critiqued. Also included are sections on analyzing and acting the text, how a complex character can be created using the First Folio, and a director’s approach to rehearsing Shakespeare with various exercises for both professional and student actors. In conclusion, all of the findings are applied to Measure for Measure.

The First Quarto of King Henry V

Author: William Shakespeare,Andrew Gurr

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521623360

Category: Drama

Page: 122

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This is the first modernized critical edition of Shakespeare's Henry V in the form of its original staging at the Globe in 1599.

The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare's History Plays

Author: Michael Hattaway,Cambridge University Press

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521775397

Category: Drama

Page: 283

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An accessible, wide-ranging and informed 2002 introduction to Shakespeare's history and Roman plays.

Herrschergestalten bei Shakespeare

untersucht vor dem Hintergrund zeitgenössischer Vorstellungen vom Herrscherideal

Author: Renate Schruff

Publisher: Max Niemeyer Verlag

ISBN: N.A

Category: Kings and rulers in literature

Page: 299

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Shakespeare's stage world is a deeply royal world, with royal characters featuring in all his plays. But how did Shakespeare depict his princes? Which of the traditions of the day, established for example in royal portraiture, in the speculum principis or the courtesy book literature, can we trace in Shakespeare's own depiction of royalty? And what influence did that quintessentially English legal fiction of the 'Two Bodies of the King', and the cluster of royal metaphors revolving around it, have on Shakespeare's princes? In tackling these questions, the study goes on to explore the very essence of kingship, which it finds caught up in the eternal and irresolvable tension between the ideal and the real and characterised by the delicate balance of diverging elements that lends Shakespeare's royal characters their lasting fascination.

King Edward III

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139835203

Category: Literary Collections

Page: N.A

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Edward III is a major addition to the Shakespearean canon, and is published here for the first time in an authoritative edition of Shakespeare's works. Presenting this fully-annotated, modern-spelling text of Edward III, Giorgio Melchiori does not claim that Shakespeare is the sole author, but author of a significant part of the play, the extent of which is discussed in detail. The introduction explores the historical background and the genesis of the play in the context of contemporary theatrical practice and of Shakespeare's own early cycle of history plays. It stresses the original ideological stance and the theatrical qualities of the play as a whole. The commentary examines in depth the play's linguistic and poetical features, while an extensive appendix on the use of sources explains the stages of its composition.

Untersuchungen zur Dramentechnik in Shakespeares King Henry IV

Author: Antje Steinbach

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: 179

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Shakespeare's Modern Collaborators

Author: Lukas Erne

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441110755

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 144

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Recent work in Shakespeare studies has brought to the forefront a variety of ways in which the collaborative nature of Shakespearean drama can be investigated: collaborative performance (Shakespeare and his fellow actors); collaborative writing (Shakespeare and his co-authors); collaborative textual production (Shakespeare and his transcribers and printers). What this leaves unaccounted for is the form of collaboration that affects more than any other our modern reading experience of Shakespeare's plays: what we read as Shakespeare now always comes to us in the form of a collaborative enterprise - and is decisively shaped by the nature of the collaboration - between Shakespeare and his modern editors. Contrary to much recent criticism, this book suggests that modern textual mediators have a positive rather than negative role: they are not simply 'pimps of discourse' or cultural tyrants whose oppressive interventions we need to 'unedit' but collaborators who can decisively shape and enable our response to Shakespeare's plays. Erne argues that any reader of Shakespeare, scholar, student, or general reader, approaches Shakespeare through modern editions that have an endlessly complicated and fascinating relationship to what Shakespeare may actually have intended and written, that modern editors determine what that relationship is, and that it is generally a very good thing that they do so.

Szenenschluss, szenenanfang und szenennaht in shakespeares hist...

Author: Brigitte Thaler

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Das Drama der Shakespeare-Zeit

Author: Wolfgang Weiss

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783170046979

Category: Drama

Page: 256

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Sprache und Literatur

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Philology

Page: N.A

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Jahrbuch. 1992

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783592800920

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Shakespeare, Computers, and the Mystery of Authorship

Author: D. H. Craig,Arthur F. Kinney

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521516234

Category: Drama

Page: 234

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Using computer analysis, this book confronts the main unsolved mysteries of authorship in Shakespeare's canon, providing some surprising conclusions.

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