King John & Henry VIII

King John & Henry VIII

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by William Shakespeare, Jonathan Bate, Eric Rasmussen
     
 

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“Mad world, mad kings, mad composition!”
—King John
 
In one volume, eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide fresh new editions of two classic histories: Henry VIII and King John.
 
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES

Overview

“Mad world, mad kings, mad composition!”
—King John
 
In one volume, eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide fresh new editions of two classic histories: Henry VIII and King John.
 
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES:
 
• original Introductions to Henry VIII and King John
• incisive scene-by-scene synopses and analyses with vital facts about the works
• commentary on past and current productions based on interviews with leading directors, actors, and designers
• photographs of key RSC productions
• an overview of Shakespeare’s theatrical career and chronology of his plays
 
Ideal for students, theater professionals, and general readers, these modern and accessible editions from the Royal Shakespeare Company set a new standard in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“A remarkable edition, one that makes Shakespeare’s extraordinary accomplishment more vivid than ever.”—James Shapiro, professor, Columbia University, bestselling author of A Year in the Life of Shakespeare: 1599
 
“A feast of literary and historical information.”—The Wall Street Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812969399
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/10/2012
Series:
Modern Library Classics Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
832,797
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Widely esteemed as the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an actor and theatrical producer in addition to writing plays and sonnets. Dubbed "The Bard of Avon," Shakespeare oversaw the building of the Globe Theatre in London, where a number of his plays were staged, the best-known of which include Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Macbeth. The First Folio, a printed book of 36 of his comedies, tragedies, and history plays, was published in 1623.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
1. Camp (Copies on the next page) <br> 2-3. Medical Center <br> 4. Food Court <br> 5. Map <br> 6. Nursery <p> 7+ are copies of res 1.