William Shakespeare King Henry VI, Part 2 Book

William Shakespeare King Henry VI, Part 2 Book

King Henry VI, Part 2

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 theatricall 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 both in terms of both performance and criticism, the editors open it to a wide and challenging variety of interpretative and editorial paradigms

Title : King Henry VI, Part 2
Author :  William Shakespeare
Language : English
Isbn : 0415026857
Format : Paperback
Pages : 252 pages

Rating: 4.4

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