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Henry IV, Part 1 - William Shakespeare, Barbara A. Mowat, Paul Werstine
Henry IV, Part 1
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FOLGER Shakespeare Library THE WORLD'S LEADING CENTER FOR SHAKESPEARE STUDIES Each edition includes: · Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play · Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play · Scene-by-scene plot summaries · A... show more
FOLGER Shakespeare Library THE WORLD'S LEADING CENTER FOR SHAKESPEARE STUDIES Each edition includes: · Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play · Full explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play · Scene-by-scene plot summaries · A key to famous lines and phrases · An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language · An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play · Illustrations from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books Essay by Alexander Leggatt The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., is home to the world's largest collection of Shakespeare's printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit www.folger.edu.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780743485043 (0743485041)
ASIN: 743485041
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: Wars of the Roses (#2)
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Thalia @ Pictures in the Words
Thalia @ Pictures in the Words rated it
3.0 Henry IV, Part 1 (Review)
This was another play I read last year in my Shakespeare class, and one that I enjoyed quite a bit. The story and characters grew on me the more time I had to reflect on them, and I was pleasantly surprised by how much I liked reading one of Shakespeare’s historical plays. I’ve only touched his trag...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
4.0 A prince gone wild
Thank God for Youtube. As I have said before reading a Shakespearian play that I have not seen on either stage or screen can be a difficult task at best. In fact reading any play that I have not seen on stage or screen can be difficult, since they are generally not meant to be read but performed. Th...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
4.5 Shakespeare's King Henry IV, Part I
This play is most famous not for the character of King Henry IV, but for the interaction between Prince Hal and Falstaff. That's justly so, because you do have a tendency to forget that Henry IV is in it and he is the weakest part of the play. The most obvious interpretation of the play is that Prin...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 "King Henry IV": Pt. 1 (Arden Shakespeare: Third Series) (The Arden Shakespeare Third Series)
Henry IV - Part 12/4 When King Henry is threatened by rebellion, Prince Hal must join him to defeat the rebels. From wiki:Hotspur: Sir Henry Percy KG (20 May 1364 – 21 July 1403) was the eldest son of Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland, and Margaret Neville, daughter of Ralph Neville, 2nd Baron...
janeg
janeg rated it
Weird mix of propaganda for prince henry and life lessons from falstaff. Lukewarm read for me.
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