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King Richard III

Author: William Shakespeare; Janis Lull
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"King Richard III is one of Shakespeare's most popular and frequently-performed plays. Janis Lull's introduction to this new edition, which is based on the First Folio, emphasizes the play's tragic themes - individual identity, determinism and choice - and stresses the importance of women's roles. A thorough performance history of stage and film versions shows how the text has been cut, rewritten and reshaped by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical drama
History
Drama
Named Person: Richard, King of England; William Shakespeare; Richard, roi d'Angleterre; William Shakespeare; Richard, King of England; William (1564-1616) Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Janis Lull
ISBN: 052125650X 9780521256506 0521276322 9780521276320
OCLC Number: 39658534
Description: xiv, 226 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction; Note on the text; List of characters; The play; Collation; Commentary; Textual analysis; Appendices; Reading list.
Responsibility: edited by Janis Lull.
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This New Cambridge Shakespeare edition of the popular Shakespeare play emphasises tragic themes and the importance of women's roles.  Read more...

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"Richard III's stage history is especially interesting and well presented." Bibliotheque Humanisme

 
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