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King Henry V

Author: William Shakespeare; Andrew Gurr
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 1. publView all editions and formats

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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Named Person: William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Andrew Gurr
ISBN: 0521221544 9780521221542 0521293693 9780521293693
OCLC Number: 231435692
Description: XVII, 240 Seiten : Illustrationen
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.
Other Titles: Henry V.
Responsibility: [William Shakespeare]. Ed. by Andrew Gurr.


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"Another in this superior series that clearly should be the texts of choice...This volume, edited by Andrew Gurr, has approximately sixty pages of introduction, each page of which is a joy to read." Read more...

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