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  • 19 b/w illus.
  • Page extent: 284 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.586 kg

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521869263)

The Second Part of King Henry IV
Cambridge University Press
9780521869263 - The Second Part of King Henry IV - Edited by Giorgio Melchiori
Table of Contents

Contents

List of illustrations
vi
Preface
viii
List of abbreviations and conventions
x
Introduction
1
Publication and date
2
Unconformities
3
The sources and The Famous Victories
7
The Henriad as remake
9
Rewriting the remake
14
The Morality structure
16
The comedy of humours
19
City and country comedy
22
Language
23
History
24
Psychodrama
26
Time and disease
29
Part Two on the stage
32
Recent stage, film and critical interpretations, by Adam Hansen
52
Note on the text
74
List of characters
78
The Play
81
Textual analysis
214
Appendixes    
1             Shakespeare’s use of Holinshed
229
2             Some historical and literary sources
241
3             The Famous Victories
250
4             Tarlton and the Lord Chief Justice
263
Reading list
264



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