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Author Goy-Blanquet, Dominique.

Title Shakespeare's early history plays : from chronicle to stage / Dominique Goy-Blanquet
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 312 pages)
Summary Like many of his fellow playwrights, Shakespeare turned to national history for inspiration. This study provides a comparison of the 'Henry VI' plays and 'Richard III' with their sources, demonstrating how the ideological and technical problems of turning history into drama were solved
Notes Originally published: 2003
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Histories.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.
Historical drama, English -- History and criticism.
Literature and history -- Great Britain.
Kings and rulers in literature.
Middle Ages in literature.
Great Britain -- History -- 1066-1687 -- Historiography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191705601 ebook