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The new Cambridge Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare; Andrew Gurr; Brian Gibbons
Publisher: Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This edition of Shakespeare's play points to inconsistencies in the presentation of "Henry V". The introduction explains the play as a reaction to the decade of war which preceded its writing, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Andrew Gurr; Brian Gibbons
ISBN: 0521221544 9780521221542
OCLC Number: 58624354
Description: xvii, 240 p : ill ; 24 cm
Contents: List of illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations and conventions; Introduction; 1. The play and its date; 2. The coercive chorus; 3. Context and sources; 4. Structure and language; 5. Staging and stage history; A note on the text; List of characters; The play; Textual analysis; Appendices; Reading list.
Responsibility: general ed. Brian Gibbons. King Henry V.

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."..when he is analyzing Shakespeare's use of sources and the language and actions of the characters, Gurr is careful, objective, balanced, and often incisive....excellent critical examinations...." Read more...

 
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