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Shakespeare's English histories : a quest for form and genre / edited by John W. Velz.

  • Author

    Velz, John W.,

  • Date published

    1996

  • Publisher

    Binghamton, N.Y. : Medieval Renaissance Texts Studies, 1996.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Histories.

    Historical drama, English History and criticism

    Kings and rulers in literature

    Literary form

    Great Britain History 1066-1687 Historiography.

  • Accession number

    83341838

  • Class

    Reading Room - 48 histories/SHA

  • ISBN

    0866981403

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    viii, 267 p. ; 23 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-255) and index. Formatted contents note: Contents: The death of John Talbot / Alexander Leggatt - King of the hill : ritual and play in the shaping of 3 Henry VI / Naomi Conn Liebler - UkBU. Marlowe's Edward II and its Shakespearean relatives : the emergence of a genre / Charles R. Forker - "Women fooles break off your conference" : Pope's degradations and the form of King John / Joseph Candido - UkBU. Shakespeare's walking plays : image and form in 1 and 2 Henry IV / John P. Rumrich - Mythoi of brotherhood : generic emplotment in Henry V / Marsha S. Robinson - UkBU. Hand-me-down-heroics : Shakespeare's retrospective of popular Elizabethen heroical drama in Henry V / A. Elizabeth Ross - UkBU. The resurrection of an expired form : Henry VIII as sequel to Richard 111 / Hugh M. Richmond - Afterword : notes on the genre of the history play / G.K. Hunter UkBU.