King Henry V: A Critical Reader

October 18, 2018|
King Henry V: A Critical Reader
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Arden Early Modern Drama Guides offer students and academics practical and accessible introductions to the critical and performance contexts of key Elizabethan and Jacobean plays. Essays from leading international scholars give invaluable insight into the text by presenting a range of critical perspectives, making the books ideal companions for study and research.

Key features include:
Essays on the play's critical and performance history
A keynote essay on current research and thinking about the play
A selection of new essays by leading scholars
A survey of resources to direct students' further reading about the play in print and online

This volume offers a thought-provoking guide to King Henry V, surveying the play's rich critical and performance history, with a particular emphasis on its reputation in France as well as Britain and the US. A chapter on non-Anglophone reactions to the play, alongside new essays on British identity, religion, medieval warfare and the questioning of Henry V's heroism, open up ground-breaking perspectives on the play. The volume also includes discussions of King Henry V's rich theatrical and filmic heritage, and a guide to learning and teaching resources and how these might be integrated into effective pedagogic strategies in the classroom.

Title:King Henry V: A Critical ReaderFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 18, 2018Publisher:Bloomsbury PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1474280110

ISBN - 13:9781474280112

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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