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The Henry VI plays

Author: Stuart Hampton-Reeves; Carol Chillington Rutter
Publisher: Manchester, U.K. ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave, 2006.
Series: Shakespeare in performance.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the Henry VI plays in performance, this work focuses on the cultural context of modern British productions, which have explored Shakespeare's troubling depiction of England in crisis and related those themes to contemporaneous questions of national identity.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hampton-Reeves, Stuart.
Henry VI plays.
Manchester, U.K. ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave, 2006
(DLC) 2009286345
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Henry, King of England; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Henry, King of England; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Hampton-Reeves; Carol Chillington Rutter
ISBN: 9781847793737 1847793738
OCLC Number: 823727328
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 224 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Playing Henry VI in the early modern period --
Rediscoveries: nation, war and empire (1899-1953) --
The Wars of the Roses: the RSC's Henry VI and Edward IV (1963-64) --
A true trilogy: the RSC's Henry VI (1977-79) --
Henry VI and the BBC (1960 and 1981-83) --
English counter-histories: the ESC's House of Lancaster and House of York (1987-89) --
Acts of war: The RSC's The Plantagenets (1988-90) --
Plundering in front of hell: The RSC's Henry VI --
The battle for the throne (1994-95) --
Black comedies: the RSC's millennial Henry Vi (2000-1).
Series Title: Shakespeare in performance.
Other Titles: Henry Sixth plays
Responsibility: Stuart Hampton-Reeves and Carol Chillington Rutter.

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The Henry VI plays are Shakespeare's earliest, most theatrically exciting plays and in their day, they were among his most popular works. This is the first major study of the Henry VI plays in  Read more...

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