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The Cambridge companion to Shakespeare's history plays / edited by Michael Hattaway.

Hattaway, Michael. (Added Author). Cambridge University Press. (Added Author).
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Library Call Number Barcode Location Status Due Date
Robertson Library PR2982.C29 2002 37348006670996 STACKS Available -
Subject: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Histories > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Great Britain > History > 1066-1687 > Historiography > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Historical drama, English > History and criticism > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Literature and history > Great Britain > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Kings and rulers in literature > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Middle Ages in literature > Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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  • ISBN: 052177277X (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0521775396 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xvii, 283 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Cambridge University Press, 2002.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-278) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part 1: Contexts -- 1. The Shakespearean history play / Michael Hattaway -- 2. Shakespeare and the early modern history play / A.J. Hoenselaars -- 3. Pageants, masques, and history / David M. Bergeron -- 4. Elizabethan historiography and Shakespeare's sources / Dominique Goy-Blanquet -- 5. Women's roles in the Elizabethan history plays / Phyllis Rackin -- Part 2: The Plays -- 6. Plantagenets, Lancastrians, Yorkists, and Tudors: 1-3 Henry VI, Richard III, Edward III / Janis Lull -- 7. Historical legacy and fiction: the poetical reinvention of King Richard III / Marie-Helene Besnault and Michel Bitot -- 8. King John: changing perspectives / A.J. Piesse -- 9. Richard II: Shakespeare and the languages of the stage / Robyn Bolam -- 10. Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 / James C. Bulman -- 11. Henry V: 'the quick forge and working house of thought' / Pamela Mason -- 12. Shakespeare's ancient Rome: difference and identity / Robert S. Miola -- 13. Shakespeare's other historical plays / R.A. Foakes -- 14. Theatrical afterlives / Stuart Hampton-Reeves -- Part 3: Reference Material -- Principal and recurrent characters in the English histories -- Genealogical tables -- 1. The Early Plantagenets -- 2. The House of Lancaster -- 3. The House of York.

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