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... show more
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 Barbara A. Mowat 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: February 6th 2007
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, English Literature
Previously, things I've read covering the historically crucial events surrounding Henry VIII's divorce and subsequent break from the Catholic Church have focused on Wolsey, More, Cromwell and Henry himself, ignoring Katherine, whom Henry is dumping in favour of Anne Boleyn. This is different: Thomas...
You know those directors/authors who go into retirement (or even sporting heroes, but this is book website so I don't think sports stars quite cut it) and then a few years later decided to make a comeback with another movie/book and despite all of the hype it ends out being little more than rubbish?...
Another one of Shakespeare plays that I listened to,through Librivox.I begin to suspect that, although I rather enjoy the comedies, I do not like the historical plays. I listened to this play till the end, but I couldn't say what the story was. I know it was about queen Katherine who gives birth to...
Though questionably a collaboration, I hope it was. Henry VIII is somewhat lackluster in comparison to Shakespeare’s commonly thought of last play The Tempest. In a rather perfunctory manner, Queen Elizabeth and her successor, King James, are honored in this play centering on Henry’s quest for an ...
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