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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


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 Print version record
SUBJECT Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Histories.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. fast (OCoLC)fst00029048
Subject Historical drama, English -- History and criticism
Literature and history -- Great Britain
Kings and rulers in literature.
Middle Ages in literature.
Chronicle plays of William Shakespeare.
Historical drama, English.
Kings and rulers in literature.
Literature and history.
Middle Ages in literature.
SUBJECT Great Britain -- History -- 1066-1687 -- Historiography
Subject Great Britain.
Genre/Form History
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191705601