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Richard III

Author: William Shakespeare; Burton Raffel; Harold Bloom
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Treacherous, power-hungry, untempered by moral restraint, and embittered by physical deformity. Richard, the younger brother of King Edward IV, is ablaze with ambition to take England's throne. Richard III, Shakespeare's long chronicle of Richard's machinations to be king, is a tale of murder upon murder. He gains the throne, but only briefly. In a terrible dream, the ghosts of his victims visit the now-despised  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Drama
Named Person: Richard, King of England; Richard, King of England
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Burton Raffel; Harold Bloom
ISBN: 9780300122022 0300122020
OCLC Number: 168722667
Description: xlii, 211 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Some essentials of the Shakespearean stage --
Richard III --
An essay by Harold Bloom.
Other Titles: King Richard III
Responsibility: William Shakespeare ; edited, fully annotated, and introduced by Burton Raffel ; with an essay by Harold Bloom.
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Treacherous, power-hungry, untempered by moral restraint, and embittered by physical deformity, Richard, the younger brother of King Edward IV, is ablaze with ambition to take England's throne. This  Read more...

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