King Henry Viii

( 21 )

Overview

The English monarchy is in a state of crisis, as the nobles and Cardinal Wolsey become locked in a fierce power struggle. Unbeknownst to the King, the ambitious Wolsey has taxed the populace to the point of rebellion and amassed a huge fortune by taking advantage of his position. When he meddles with the King's plans for divorce he brings ruin upon himself. Against all opposition the King proceeds to divorce Queen Katherine and marries one of her ladies-in-waiting Anne Bullen, throwing off centuries of obedience ...
See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (3) from $11.03   
  • New (3) from $11.03   
King Henry VIII

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$0.95
BN.com price
This digital version does not exactly match the physical book displayed here.
Marketplace
BN.com

All Available Formats & Editions

Overview

The English monarchy is in a state of crisis, as the nobles and Cardinal Wolsey become locked in a fierce power struggle. Unbeknownst to the King, the ambitious Wolsey has taxed the populace to the point of rebellion and amassed a huge fortune by taking advantage of his position. When he meddles with the King's plans for divorce he brings ruin upon himself. Against all opposition the King proceeds to divorce Queen Katherine and marries one of her ladies-in-waiting Anne Bullen, throwing off centuries of obedience to Rome and declaring himself head of the church. A play with a rich theatrical history, Henry VIII features in Katherine and Wolsey two of Shakespeare's most memorable and vivid characters. The roots of the crisis are explored from many subtle political and personal angles. Written late in his career the play shines with depth and power.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605126067
  • Publisher: Akasha Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/12/2010
  • Pages: 154
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations General Editors preface Preface Introduction Authenticities: performance history - Date and early performances - Performances 1660-1916 - Performances 1916-2000 All is true: cultural history - Truth and topicality - Royal reputations - The conscience of the King - Truth and temperance - Truth and tragicomedy - The character of the Queen - Hidden reformations - Truth and topicality: coda Originals: textual history - Text and modernization - Resources - Sources - Analogues - Collaboration KING HENRY VIII (ALL IS TRUE) Longer notes Appendices 1)
Contextual chronology for the events of Henry VIII 2) Comparative chronology (1603-13) for plays in Fletcher and Shakespeare canons 3) Attribution and composition 4) The Maid’s Tragedy 5) Uncollected sources/analogues 6) Music 7) Doubling chart Abbreviations and References Index
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4
( 21 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(14)

4 Star

(1)

3 Star

(3)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(3)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
See All Sort by: Showing 1 – 20 of 21 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 4, 2014

    Furynight

    Hi he sas

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2014

    Ivorykit

    Sleeps

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 7, 2014

    Flickerkt to all

    They moved to Jay Life result 2! I found the camp...

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted September 28, 2014

    Flakekit

    Sighs

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted September 22, 2014

    I will rp one pf your kits!!!

    Please

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted September 21, 2014

    SockKit

    Cried once more, sensing that his mother was near, but he did not know where.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted September 21, 2014

    Featherleaf

    "There," she said. "Its done. How do you feel?! She asked s
    Dolphinsplash.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2014

    Dolphinsplash

    "You are who?"I meowed aware of the new cat

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted September 7, 2014

    Echosong to Ice

    I am lockeed out of camp plz tell them

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 2, 2014

    Thor

    "Pfft!"

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2014

    Thunder

    Noooooooo!!!!!!! :-( ~~~Thunder sits down."Hi"he meows to Blood.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2014

    Shattered

    "Mommy! Help," she squealed, flailing her paws. ((Hey.......Star doesnt know Thor is Ices son......omgosh. he should keep it secret and.......join Ethereal! Tehehehehehe xD))

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 2, 2014

    X

    He tilted his head. "There's already a Missing. He's the leader of Pandemonium."

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted August 31, 2014

    Macabre

    [What does she look like?]

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2014

    Cloudkit

    Padded to the main clearing

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted August 29, 2014

    To owlfeathet

    Can you adopt Lightiningkit or say that she is your own kit?

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted August 31, 2014

    lolakit

    Its not lok kit that was a mistake.... she sniis aeound wanting to open her eyes.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2014

    Cloverkit to Owlfeather

    Come with me.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted September 7, 2014

    Loki

    Sat alone in a corer.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted August 28, 2014

    Jayclan Nursery

    A thick bramble bush next to the medicine cat den was the appointed nursery. It's dense, thorny walls made it harder for predators to get in, and kept the kits nice and cozy. The enterance was small, but the area inside was big. It had room for up to four queens and their kits.<br>
    ~$ilverstar

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
See All Sort by: Showing 1 – 20 of 21 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)