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Henry IV, Part I

Author: Harold Bloom; Neil Heims
Publisher: New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, ©2008.
Series: Bloom's Shakespeare through the ages.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Contains a selection of the criticism through the centuries on the play. This study guide includes: an accessible summary, analysis of key passages, a comprehensive list of characters, and a  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Study guides
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom; Neil Heims
ISBN: 9780791096291 0791096297
OCLC Number: 183879814
Notes: This study guide contains a selection of criticism through the centuries on the play, plus an accessible summary, analysis of key passages, a comprehensive list of characters, and a biography of Shakespeare.
Description: xii, 316 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Series introduction --
Volume introduction / Harold Bloom --
Biography of William Shakespeare --
Summary of Henry IV, Part 1 --
Key passages in Henry IV, Part 1 --
List of characters in Henry IV, part 1 --
Criticism through the ages --
Henry IV, Part 1 in the seventeenth century --
The Whipping of the Satyre / W.J. 1601--
From The Diary / Samuel Pepys 1667 --
From "Of Dramatick Poesie" / John Dryden 1668 --
From A Short View of the Immortality and Profaneness of the English Stage / Jeremy Collier 1698 --
Henry IV, Part 1 in the eighteenth century --
From A large Account of the Taste in Poetry, and the Causes of the Degeneracy of It / John Dennis 1702 --
From The Works of Shakespeare, Collated with the Oldest Copies, and Corrected, with Notes, Exemplary and Critical / William Warburton 1733 --
From An Essay Towards Fixing the True Standards of Wit, Raillery, Satire, and Ridicule / Corbyn Morris 1741 --
From Notes on Shakespeare's Plays / Samuel Johnson 1768. From An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakespear / Elizabeth Montagu 1769 --
From Bell's Edition of Shakespeare's Plays / Francis Gentleman 1774 --
From An Essay on The Dramatic Character of Falstaff / Maurice Morgann 1777 --
From Essays on Shakespeare's Dramatic Character of Sir John Falstaff, and on His Imitation of Female Characters / William Richardson 1789 --
Henry IV, Part 1 in the nineteenth century --
From Lectures on Dramatic Art and Literature / August Wilhelm Schlegel 1809 --
From Coleridge's conversations on Shakespeare / Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1810-1811 --
From "Henry IV" in Characters in Shakespeare's Plays / William Hazlitt 1817 --
"The Boar's Head Tavern, Eastcheap : A Shakespearian research," from the Sketch Book / Washington Irving 1819 --
From "Falstaff : a type of epicurean life" in Lectures and Essays / Henry Giles 1850 --
From Shakespeare : His Life, Art, and Characters / H.N. Hudson 1872 --
From Shakespeare : A Critical Study of His Mind and Art / Edward Dowden 1875 --
From The Quintessence of Ibsenism / George Bernard Shaw 1891. Henry IV, Part 1 in the twentieth century --
"The rejection of Falstaff," from Oxford Lectures on Poetry / A.C. Bradley 1902 --
From "Falstaff in Modern Philology / E.e. Stoll 1914 --
"Henry IV," from Shakespeare / Mark Van Doren 1939 --
"Henry IV," from The meaning of Shakespeare / Harold C. Goddard 1951 --
"Falstaff and Mr. Dover Wilson," from The Kenyon Review / William Empson 1953 --
"Henry IV : Prince Hal and Falstaff," from A New Mimesis : Shakespeare and the Representation of Reality / A.D. Nuttall 1983 --
"Rebellion and design in Henry IV, Part One," from Time and the ARtist in Shakespeare;s English Histories / John W. Blanpied 1983 --
"Sublimely ridiculous : the wife of Bath and Falstaff," from The Swan at the Well : Shakespeare Reading Chaucer / E. Talbot Donaldson 1985 --
"From mixed history to heroic drama : the Henriad," from The Whole Journey : Shakespeare's Power of Development / C.L. Barber and Richard P. Wheeler 1986 --
"Introduction," from Henry IV, Part 1 (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations) / Harold Bloom 1987 --
Henry IV, Part 1 in the twenty-first century --
"Falstaff : subjectivity between the carnival and the aesthetic," from The Modern Language Review / Hugh Grady 2001--
Bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Series Title: Bloom's Shakespeare through the ages.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom ; volume editor, Neil Heims.
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