King Henry VI Part 1

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Continuing Shakespeare's history plays focusing on fifteenth century England and the squabbles that characterized it, King Henry VI Part 1 is a masterwork that could not have been written by anyone other than the Bard.
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King Henry VI, Part 1

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Overview

Continuing Shakespeare's history plays focusing on fifteenth century England and the squabbles that characterized it, King Henry VI Part 1 is a masterwork that could not have been written by anyone other than the Bard.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781495966446
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/16/2014
  • Pages: 88
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.18 (d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations ix
General editors' preface xi
Preface xv
Introduction 1
A play for the stage 5
The politics of adaptation on the English stage 11
3 Henry VI on the screen and around the globe 33
The first critical question: single authorship or collaboration? 44
Moral criticism 49
Character criticism 64
Henry 68
Richard 75
Historical criticism: determining sources 81
Historical criticism: establishing context 95
Psychoanalytic criticism 113
New criticism 117
Performance criticism 135
Feminist criticism 140
The texts of The True Tragedy and 3 Henry VI 148
O (1595) 149
Q2 (1600) 151
Q3 (1619) 152
F1 (1623) 156
Origins of The True Tragedy 159
Origins of 3 Henry VI 166
Conclusions 175
King Henry VI, Part Three 177
Appendices
1 The Octavo (1595) 369
2 Casting 410
3 The battles in 3 Henry VI 421
4 Genealogical tables 424
Abbreviations and references 428
Abbreviations used in notes 428
Shakespeare's works and works partly by Shakespeare 429
Editions of Shakespeare collated 430
Other works 431
Index 453
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