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Henry IV, part 1

Henry IV, part 1

Author: William Shakespeare; David M Bevington
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Written between 1596 and 1597, Henry IV Part One represents Shakespeare's increasingly mature talent in staging the history of the early Tudor monarchy. Midway in the cycle of Shakespeare's History Plays, which begin with Richard II and ultimately culminate in his last play, Henry VIII, Henry IV Part One tells the story of the troubled reign of Henry IV following his deposition of Richard II. The historical action  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Henry, King of England; Henry, King of England
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; David M Bevington
ISBN: 0198129157 9780198129158 0192834215 9780192834218 0199536139 9780199536139
OCLC Number: 187472472
Description: ix, 315 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: King Henry IV.
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Responsibility: edited by David Bevington.


This edition of "Henry IV, Part I", with Falstaff towering among his comic inventions, has an introduction discussing both the critical and theatrical history of the play. It also analyzes its  Read more...


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