Henry IV, Part 2
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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 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 A. R. Braunmuller 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.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: January 1st 2006
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: Wars of the Roses (#3)
This is a funny little play and one that incidentally destroys all these conspiracy theories that Shakespeare did not write Shakespeare and that it must be this or that lord instead because it was clearly written for the money. It is a direct sequel to Henry IV, Part 2 and is a sequel like many Hol...
In the particular edition of this play that I read the editors included and essay by Harold Jenkins (not that that name means anything to me) about whether Henry IV is two five act plays or one ten act play. Personally I don't care either way and would really not want to write a major thesis on that...
Jeremy Irons as King Henry IVTom Hiddleston as Prince HalSimon Russell Beale as FalstaffJulie Walters as Mistress QuicklyAlun Armstrong as Northumberland 3/4 Rebels continue to plot against Henry IV. Falstaff hopes for high office. Cry God For Harry - An adaptation from Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2 and H...
Did I miss something, or many things? The entire play seemed disjointed and skippy. I was quite fond of the first couple of scenes, but then it went downhill very quickly for me.
After Hotspur’s defeat at Shrewsbury, other defiant rebel bands pose a continued threat to English peace. However, the play lacks the same drama as in Part One. The rebellion dissipates through Northumberland’s inconstancy and John of Lancaster’s ruse on the Archbishop of York and allied lords. T...