A Companion to Shakespeare's Works, Volume 2: The Histories by Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard

By Richard Dutton, Jean E. Howard

The four-volume Companion to Shakespeare's Works, compiled as a unmarried entity, bargains a uniquely complete picture of present Shakespeare feedback. This quantity appears to be like at Shakespeare’s histories.

  • Contains unique essays on each historical past play from Henry VI to Henry V.
  • Includes fourteen extra articles on such subject matters as censorship in Shakespeare's histories, the relation of Shakespeare's performs to different dramatic histories of the interval, Shakespeare's histories on movie, the homoerotics of Shakespeare's heritage performs, and country formation in Shakespeare's histories.
  • Brings jointly new essays from a various, foreign crew of students.
  • Complements David Scott Kastan's A better half to Shakespeare (1999), which all in favour of Shakespeare as an writer in his old context.
  • Offers a provocative roadmap to Shakespeare stories.

Content:
Chapter 1 creation (pages 1–3):
Chapter 2 The Writing of background in Shakespeare's England (pages 4–25): Ivo Kamps
Chapter three Shakespeare and modern Dramatists of heritage (pages 26–47): Richard Helgerson
Chapter four Censorship and the issues With historical past in Shakespeare's England (pages 48–69): Cyndia Susan Clegg
Chapter five state Formation and the English background performs (pages 70–93): Patricia A. Cahill
Chapter 6 The Irish textual content and Subtext of Shakespeare's English Histories (pages 94–124): Willy Maley
Chapter 7 Theories of Kingship in Shakespeare's England (pages 125–145): William C. Carroll
Chapter eight “To Beguile the Time, appear like the Time”: modern movie types of Shakespeare's Histories (pages 146–169): Peter J. Smith
Chapter nine The Elizabethan background Play: a real style? (pages 170–193): Paulina Kewes
Chapter 10 Damned Commotion: insurrection and uprising in Shakespeare's Histories (pages 194–219): James Holstun
Chapter eleven Manliness ahead of Individualism: Masculinity, Effeminacy, and Homoerotics in Shakespeare's background performs (pages 220–245): Rebecca Ann Bach
Chapter 12 French Marriages and the Protestant kingdom in Shakespeare's historical past performs (pages 246–262): Linda Gregerson
Chapter thirteen the 1st Tetralogy in functionality (pages 263–286): Ric Knowles
Chapter 14 the second one Tetralogy: functionality as Interpretation (pages 287–307): Lois Potter
Chapter 15 1 Henry VI (pages 308–324): David Bevington
Chapter sixteen Suffolk and the Pirates: Disordered family members in Shakespeare's 2 Henry VI (pages 325–343): Thomas Cartelli
Chapter 17 Vexed family members: relations, nation, and the makes use of of ladies in three Henry VI (pages 344–360): Kathryn Schwarz
Chapter 18 “The strength of Hope?” An Early smooth Reader of Richard III (pages 361–378): James Siemon
Chapter 19 King John (pages 379–394): Virginia Mason Vaughan
Chapter 20 The King's Melting physique: Richard II (pages 395–411): Lisa Hopkins
Chapter 21 1 Henry IV (pages 412–431): James Knowles
Chapter 22 Henry IV, half 2 (pages 432–450): Jonathan Crewe
Chapter 23 Henry V (pages 451–467): Andrew Hadfield

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