King Henry VI Part 2

Third Series

Author: William Shakespeare,Ronald Knowles

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781903436622

Category: Drama

Page: 491

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This edition celebrates King Henry VI Part 2 as one of the most exciting and dynamic plays of the English renaissance theatre, with its exploration of power politics and social revolution and its focus on the relationship between divine justice and sin. An extensive discussion of performance history traces the play's progress on stage from abridgement and adaptation to full historical epic. A survey of criticism discusses the wide range of responses provoked by the play's handling of its historical theme, and concludes by focusing on the element of burlesque in the attempted social revolution portrayed.
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Macbeth

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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King Henry IV Part 2

Third Series

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408151839

Category: Drama

Page: 576

View: 4944

More troubled and troubling than King Henry IV Part 1, the play continues the story of King Henry's decline and Hal's reform. Though Part 2 echoes the structure of the earlier play, it is a darker and more unsettling world, in which even Falstaff's revelry is more tired and cynical, and the once-merry Hal sloughs off his tavern companions to become King Henry V. James C. Bulman's authoritative edition provides a wealth of incisive commentary on this complex history play.
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King Henry IV Part 1

Third Series

Author: William Shakespeare,David Scott Kastan

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781904271345

Category: Drama

Page: 398

View: 7641

David Scott Kastan's lucid exploration of the remarkable richness and ambitious design of 'King Henry IV part 1' reveals the play to be almost a treatise on the central relationship between value and political authority.
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The Arden Shakespeare Complete Works

Author: William Shakespeare,Richard Proudfoot,Ann Thompson,David Scott Kastan

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781904271031

Category: Drama

Page: 1360

View: 7734

An authoritative, classic edition of Shakespeare's complete works in one hardcover volume.
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Shakespeare and Domestic Life

A Dictionary

Author: Sandra Clark

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472581814

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 456

View: 5406

This dictionary explores the language of domestic life found in Shakespeare's work and seeks to demonstrate the meanings he attaches to it through his uses of it in particular contexts. "Domestic life" covers a range of topics: the language of the household, clothing, food, family relationships and duties; household practices, the architecture of the home, and all that conditions and governs the life of the home. The dictionary draws on recent cultural materialist research to provide in-depth definitions of the domestic language and life in Shakespeare's works, creating a richly rewarding and informative reference tool for upper level students and scholars.
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König Heinrich der Fünfte (Classic Reprint)

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9781390787832

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 144

View: 8013

Excerpt from König Heinrich der Fünfte O 00wie "ibie $erirr me 9leicbploß ift Rönig %tinfte ein hramatiiirter Sieg her Station herberrli tvenrgftenß' 'äänfte her. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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The Shakespeare Workbook and Video

A Practical Course for Actors

Author: David Carey,Rebecca Clark Carey

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472525094

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 288

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The Shakespeare Workbook and Video provides a unifying approach to acting Shakespeare that is immediately applicable in the rehearsal room or classroom. It is an easy-to-use text providing practical exercises in specific aspects of Shakespeare's language such as meter, imagery, rhetoric and sound play. In each of these areas, it takes the reader through three steps: Speak the Text, Question the Text and Act the Text. Online video material provides an insight into the acting process and shows the authors teaching a workshop in their method for acting Shakespeare to a group of young actors. The Shakespeare Workbook and Video is the go-to textbook for a practical exploration of Shakespeare's canon.
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The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Memory

Author: Andrew Hiscock,Lina Perkins Wilder

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317596846

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 362

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The Routledge Handbook of Shakespeare and Memory introduces this vibrant field of study to students and scholars, whilst defining and extending critical debates in the area. The book begins with a series of "Critical Introductions" offering an overview of memory in particular areas of Shakespeare such as theatre, print culture, visual arts, post-colonial adaptation and new media. These essays both introduce the topic but also explore specific areas such as the way in which Shakespeare’s representation in the visual arts created a national and then a global poet. The entries then develop into more specific studies of the genre of Shakespeare, with sections on Tragedy, History, Comedy and Poetry, which include insightful readings of specific key plays. The book ends with a state of the art review of the area, charting major contributions to the debate, and illuminating areas for further study. The international range of contributors explore the nature of memory in religious, political, emotional and economic terms which are not only relevant to Shakespearean times, but to the way we think and read now.
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Staging Power in Tudor and Stuart English History Plays

History, Political Thought, and the Redefinition of Sovereignty

Author: Kristin M.S. Bezio

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317050762

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 238

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Staging Power in Tudor and Stuart English History Plays examines the changing ideological conceptions of sovereignty and their on-stage representations in the public theaters during the Elizabethan and early Stuart periods (1580-1642). The study examines the way in which the early modern stage presented a critical dialogue concerning the nature of sovereignty through the lens of specifically English history, focusing in particular on the presentation and representation of monarchy. It presents the subgenre of the English history play as a specific reaction to the surrounding political context capable of engaging with and influencing popular and elite conceptions of monarchy and government. This project is the first of its kind to specifically situate the early modern debate on sovereignty within a 'popular culture' dramatic context; its purpose is not only to provide an historical timeline of English political theory pertaining to monarchy, but to situate the drama as a significant influence on the production and dissemination thereof during the Tudor and Stuart periods. Some of the plays considered here, notably those by Shakespeare and Marlowe, have been extensively and thoroughly studied. But others-such as Edmund Ironside, Sir Thomas Wyatt, and King John and Matilda-have not previously been the focus of much critical attention.
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King Henry VI Part 3

Third Series

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781903436318

Category: Drama

Page: 460

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In their lively and engaging edition of this sometimes neglected early play, Cox and Rasmussen make a strong claim for it as a remarkable work, revealing a confidence and sureness that very few earlier plays can rival. They show how the young Shakespeare, working closely from his chronicle sources, nevertheless freely shaped his complex material to make it both theatrically effective and poetically innovative. The resulting work creates, in Queen Margaret, one of Shakespeare's strongest female roles and is the source of the popular view of Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick as "kingmaker." Focusing on the history of the play in terms of both performance and criticism, the editors open it to a wide and challenging variety of interpretative and editorial paradigms including moral and feminist criticism. A thorough discussion of the origins and production of the Octavo, the two Quartos, and the First Folio lead into the play itself. A facsimile of the Octavo text, casting charts, notes on the play's battles, and genealogical tables are included as appendices. The Arden Shakespeare has developed a reputation as the pre-eminent critical edition of Shakespeare for its exceptional scholarship, reflected in the thoroughness of each volume. An introduction comprehensively contextualizes the play, chronicling the history and culture that surrounded and influenced Shakespeare at the time of its writing and performance, and closely surveying critical approaches to the work. Detailed appendices address problems like dating and casting, and analyze the differing Quarto and Folio sources. A full commentary by one or more of the play's foremost contemporary scholars illuminates the text, glossing unfamiliar terms and drawing from an abundance of research and expertise to explain allusions and significant background information. Highly informative and accessible, Arden offers the fullest experience of Shakespeare available to a reader.
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MACBETH (Zweisprachige Ausgabe: Deutsch-Englisch)

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Musaicum Books

ISBN: 8027214696

Category: Drama

Page: 280

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"Macbeth" ist eine um 1606 von William Shakespeare verfasste Tragödie und eines seiner bekanntesten Werke. Sie beschreibt den Aufstieg des königlichen Heerführers Macbeth zum König von Schottland, seinen Wandel zum Tyrannen und seinen Fall. - Macbeth is a play by William Shakespeare probably written between 1603 and 1607 and first published in 1623. The work tells the story of a brave Scottish general named Macbeth who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. - William Shakespeare (1564-1616) war ein englischer Dramatiker, Lyriker und Schauspieler. Seine Komödien und Tragödien gehören zu den bedeutendsten und am meisten aufgeführten und verfilmten Bühnenstücken der Weltliteratur. - William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
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König Heinrich IV., Erster Teil

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag

ISBN: 3849625745

Category:

Page: 107

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Heinrich IV. ist ein Historiendrama in zwei Teilen in Versen und Prosa von William Shakespeare, entstanden 1596/97. Die Titelfigur ist der englische König Heinrich der Vierte (1366/67−1413). Beide Teile wurden 1597 uraufgeführt. (aus wikipedia.de) Die Serie "Meisterwerke der Literatur" beinhaltet die Klassiker der deutschen und weltweiten Literatur in einer einzigartigen Sammlung. Lesen Sie die besten Werke großer Schriftsteller,Poeten, Autoren und Philosophen auf Ihrem elektronischen Lesegerät. Dieses Werk bietet zusätzlich * Eine Biografie/Bibliografie des Autors.
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Arden Shakespeare Complete Works

Author: William Shakespeare,Richard Proudfoot,Ann Thompson,David Scott Kastan

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781903436615

Category: Drama

Page: 1360

View: 8843

An authoritative, classic edition of Shakespeare's complete works in one paperback volume.
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Klassische Dramen

Author: Friedrich Schiller,Matthias Luserke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783618680260

Category: Commentary

Page: 888

View: 6368

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Shakespeare's political and economic language

a dictionary

Author: Vivian Thomas

Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group

ISBN: 9780826479952

Category: Drama

Page: 375

View: 8518

A-Z reference guide to political and economic terms, concepts and references in Shakespeare.
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Hamlet

Third Series

Author: William Shakespeare,Ann Thompson,Neil Taylor

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1904271332

Category: Drama

Page: 613

View: 9616

An authoritative edition of one of Shakespeare's most enduring plays, ideal for students.
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