William Shakespeare Henry IV, Part 2 Book

William Shakespeare Henry IV, Part 2 Book

Henry IV, Part 2

The stirring continuation of the themes begun in Henry IV, Part One again pits a rebellion within the State and that master of misrule, Falstaff, against the maturing of Prince Hal Alternating scenes between bawdy tavern and regal court, between revelry and politics, Shakespeare probes at the sources, uses, and responsibilities of power as an old king dies and a young k The stirring continuation of the themes begun in Henry IV, Part One again pits a rebellion within the State and that master of misrule, Falstaff, against the maturing of Prince Hal Alternating scenes between bawdy tavern and regal court, between revelry and politics, Shakespeare probes at the sources, uses, and responsibilities of power as an old king dies and a young king must choose between a ruler s solemn duty and a merry but dissipated friend, Falstaff The play represents Shakespeare at the peak of his maturity in writing historical drama and comedy

Title : Henry IV, Part 2
Author :  William Shakespeare
Language : English
Isbn : 0192831437
Format : Paperback
Pages : 304 pages

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