logo
Supporting your high street Find out how »
Basket Image

Basket

The Oxford Shakespeare: Henry VI, Part One, Hardback Book

Description

1 Henry VI was the Rose's great draw in the Spring of 1592, and is a dramatic tale of the lives of soldiers, diplomats, kings, and insurrectionists; the fractious instability of the court and nobility of fifteenth-century England, and their squabbles with their French counterparts. Despite its debut performance in 1592, however, 1 Henry VI does not take a printed form until its appearance some thirty years later in the 1623 folio.

There are many questions, therefore, surrounding exactly how many people wrote the play, when they did so, how it was performed, who played what part, and what was the nature of the manuscript behind the first performance.

In his wide-ranging introduction, Michael Taylor offers answers to these questions, and discusses other key issuessuch as language, structure, performance history, and the role of women in the play.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 268 pages, 4 halftones, 2 black and white plates
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Shakespeare plays
  • ISBN: 9780198183921

Other Formats

£150.00

£69.65

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops