Henry VI, Part 1
With new editors who have incorporated the most up-to-date scholarship, this revised Pelican Shakespeare series will be the premiere choice for students, professors, and general readers well into the twenty-first century. Each volume features: * Authoritative, reliable texts* High quality... show more
With new editors who have incorporated the most up-to-date scholarship, this revised Pelican Shakespeare series will be the premiere choice for students, professors, and general readers well into the twenty-first century. Each volume features: * Authoritative, reliable texts* High quality introductions and notes* New, more readable trade trim size* An essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare and essays on Shakespeare's life and the selection of texts
Publish date: December 1st 2000
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 123
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, English Literature
, 16th Century
Series: Wars of the Roses (#5)
I am slowly moving my way into the most obscure bits of Shakespeare. Is Henry VI a great bit of art. Nope. It's most interesting as a work in Shakespeare's oeuvre. It deals with a complex and contradictory bit of history and covers the period of time that Joan of Arc was active. However, the Jo...
First I shall be clear as to why I put this book on the historical shelf rather than the history shelf. The main reason is because a book that goes on the history self is non-fiction where as an historical book is a story, based on fact or otherwise, that was written at a time after the actual event...
Too little drama, too much history.
Rereading this for one of my Shakespeare groups here at GR.***************Definitely not one of the Bard's best efforts. It has its moments - Talbot's and his son's scene before they both die in battle or the back and forth in the garden between York and Somerset - but there's not much here (certain...
I read this way back in junior high; it was my first stab at Shakespeare. I don't think I completely understood what was going on, but I do recall Joan of Arc going crazy, pretending she was with child, and ultimately getting owned by the British. Funny what sticks with you.Apparently Henry VI, Part...