KING RICHARD II by William ShakespeareKING RICHARD II by William Shakespeare


byWilliam ShakespeareEditorMichael Clamp

Paperback | October 1, 1998


Like every other play in the Cambridge School Shakespeare series, King Richard II has been specially prepared to help all students in schools and colleges. This version of Richard II aims to be different from other editions of the play. It invites you to bring the play to life in your classroom through enjoyable activities that will help increase your understanding. You are encourage to make up your own mind about the play, rather than have someone else's interpretation handed down to you. Whatever you do, remember that Shakespeare wrote his plays to be acted, watched and enjoyed.
William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Gra...
Title:KING RICHARD IIFormat:PaperbackDimensions:212 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.43 inPublished:October 1, 1998Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521409462

ISBN - 13:9780521409469

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


Table of Contents

Where does the play begin?; As the play begins; List of characters; King Richard II; Perspectives; King Richard II as theatre; King Richard II as political history; King Richard II as tragedy; The language of King Richard II; William Shakespeare.