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Details

  • 10 b/w illus.
  • Page extent: 302 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.57 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 822.3/3
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: PR2982 .S475 2004
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616--Histories
    • Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616--Adaptations--History and criticism
    • Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616--Translations--History and criticism
    • Shakespeare, William,--1564-1616--Dramatic production
    • Great Britain--History--1066-1687--Historiography

Library of Congress Record

Hardback

 (ISBN-13: 9780521829021 | ISBN-10: 052182902X)




Contents




Acknowledgements page ix
List of illustrations x
List of contributors xi
 
    Foreword: histories and nations 1
    Dennis Kennedy
    Introduction: Shakespeare’s history plays in Britain and abroad 9
    Ton Hoenselaars
 
PART I
    Introduction: alienating histories 37
    Ton Hoenselaars
1   Ireland as foreign and familiar in Shakespeare’s histories 42
    Andrew Murphy
2   Welshness in Shakespeare’s English histories 60
    Lisa Hopkins
3   A French history of Henry Ⅴ 75
    Jean-Michel Déprats
4   Shakespeare’s history plays in Japan 92
    Daniel Gallimore
 
PART II
    Introduction: the appropriated past 111
    Ton Hoenselaars
5   Rent-a-past: Italian responses to Shakespeare’s histories (1800–1950) 115
    Mariangela Tempera
6   Brecht and the rediscovery of Henry Ⅵ 133
    James N. Loehlin
7   Shakespeare’s histories in cycles 151
    Edward Burns
8   Shakespeare’s history plays in Bulgaria 169
    Alexander Shurbanov and Boika Sokolova
 
PART III
    Introduction: stage adaptations of the histories 191
    Ton Hoenselaars
9   Shakespeare’s English histories at the Vienna Burgtheater 196
    Manfred Draudt
10   The Spanish premiere of Richard Ⅱ 213
    Keith Gregor
11   Shakespearean history at the Avignon Festival 228
    Dominique Goy-Blanquet
12   Two Flemings at war with Shakespeare 244
    Ton Hoenselaars
 
Select bibliography 262
Index 275

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