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Henry VI, Parts I, II and III - Jonathan Bate, Eric Rasmussen, William Shakespeare
Henry VI, Parts I, II and III
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780230361911 (0230361919)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Edition language: English
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Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
4.0 The Saga of a Civil War
The problem with dating these plays is that they were originally written separately though the plays Henry VI Part 2 and Henry VI Part 3 were most likely written together, whereas the first play seems to have been written later, like a prelude as opposed to the first part of a trilogy. In fact, if t...
Kerry rated it
The Henry VIs are my favourite Shakespeare plays and this is a good edition of them from the RSC, with clear and conscious editorial choices - the RSC argues that the Folio, which reflects the choices of people who actually knew Shakespeare and worked in his company, is the closest to Shakespeare's ...
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Reading Adler's List rated it
The trilogy begins with the death of Henry V, progresses into the War of the Roses and serves as the backstory to Richard III. Part One gets criticized for its amateurish qualities and is questioned as even being authentic Shakespeare. Of course, it seems like there is always someone, somewhere, t...
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