Richard II (Bantam Classic)

Richard II (Bantam Classic)

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by William Shakespeare
     
 

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This moving and eloquent historical drama depicts the conflict between a willful and arrogant poet of a king, Richard II, and his politically pragmatic cousin, Bolingbroke. Rich with memorable scenes and speeches, this lyrical history moves from a splendid medieval tournament to the poignant surrender of a crown; from the queen’s heart-shattering farewell to

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This moving and eloquent historical drama depicts the conflict between a willful and arrogant poet of a king, Richard II, and his politically pragmatic cousin, Bolingbroke. Rich with memorable scenes and speeches, this lyrical history moves from a splendid medieval tournament to the poignant surrender of a crown; from the queen’s heart-shattering farewell to her king to Richard’s murder—a deed “chronicled in hell” that lives forever as one of the great moments in theater.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780553213034
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/28/1988
Series:
Bantam Classics Series
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
916,681
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 6.88(h) x 0.86(d)
Age Range:
12 - 18 Years

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