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Author Saccio, Peter.

Title Shakespeare's English kings : history, chronicle, and drama / Peter Saccio
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1977

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 W'PONDS  820.33 Z5942 S1195  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 268 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents History and history plays -- Richard II : the fall of the king -- Henry IV : the king embattled -- Henry V : the king victorious -- Henry VI : the loss of empire -- Henry VI and Edward IV : the rival kings -- Richard III : the last plantagenet -- John : the legitimacy of the king -- Henry VIII : the supreme head
Summary A valuable guide to the Richards, Edwards and Henrys, Warwicks and Norfolks who parade across Shakespeare's pages and stages
Analysis Drama in English Shakespeare, William Historical plays Characters: Kings
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 247-257
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Kings and rulers.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Histories.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- History.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Historical drama, English -- History and criticism.
Kings and rulers in literature.
Middle Ages in literature.
Great Britain -- History -- 1066-1687 -- Historiography.
Great Britain -- History -- Medieval period, 1066-1485.
Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603.
Great Britain -- In literature.
LC no. 76042676
ISBN 019502155X