William Shakespeare: Complete Works
Publish date: March 1st 1989
Publisher: Book Sales
Pages no: 500
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Classic Literature
What an odd play. From the introduction contained in the Oxford edition (Wells, Taylor, et. al.) of the Complete Works I gather that this play was a more recent addition to the Works and that only Scenes 2, 3, 12, and perhaps 13 may have been written by the Bard, with the rest having other author...
Meh. Much like with Titus Andronicus, I can't seem to get much out Shakespeare's treatment of Roman tales. Ovid told it better. Ovid always seems to have told it better, imo, but I guess that is why 2000+ years on, we're still talking about him and reading his books. Not that Shakespeare's works ...
I have been foiled by my own planning. I took short-cuts with creating the index of works on my Will's World project page, and never double checked the order or even completeness of the list. Now I have just discovered that there are works missing in between, or they are not in the order of the Oxf...
Well, I guess Titus Andronicus was more complex than The Two Gentlemen of Verona and The Taming of the Shrew but lacked the depth and thorough purposeful plotting of the Henry VI series. I'd even go so far as to say it's entertaining if one is into mindless violence but I can't see it working as any...
I meant to write up a short note about the Henry VIs (parts 1, 2, and 3) after finishing the plays last week, but then RL - travel and becoming a citizen - interfered at short notice. I originally meant to only explore Henry VI, Part 1, but I enjoyed it so much that I just kept reading the other...
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