Henry the Fourth, Part One (Annotated Shakespeare Series)

Henry the Fourth, Part One (Annotated Shakespeare Series)

by William Shakespeare
     
 

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ISBN-10: 030010815X

ISBN-13: 9780300108156

Pub. Date: 04/11/2006

Publisher: Yale University Press

While England is threatened by the Earl of Northumberland, Young Prince Hal cavorts in London's taverns, accompanied by the dissolute, entertaining Falstaff and his band of rogues. Much of this play's tension involves Prince Hal and Falstaff, as the former tries to live up to his duties and responsibilities. In creating Falstaff Shakespeare gave us one of the

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While England is threatened by the Earl of Northumberland, Young Prince Hal cavorts in London's taverns, accompanied by the dissolute, entertaining Falstaff and his band of rogues. Much of this play's tension involves Prince Hal and Falstaff, as the former tries to live up to his duties and responsibilities. In creating Falstaff Shakespeare gave us one of the theater's most enduring and memorable characters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300108156
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
04/11/2006
Series:
Annotated Shakespeare Series
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
304,162
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contents

About This Book....................ix
Introduction....................xvii
Some Essentials of the Shakespearean Stage....................xxix
Henry the Fourth, Part One....................1
An Essay by Harold Bloom....................177
Further Reading....................187
Finding List....................193

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