Shakespeare - Henry V by Matthew WoodcockShakespeare - Henry V by Matthew Woodcock

Shakespeare - Henry V

byMatthew Woodcock

Paperback | June 25, 2008

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Matthew Woodcock provides a survey of the critical responses to this popular play, as well as the key debates and developments, from the seventeenth century to the present day. Leading the reader through material chronologically, the Guide summarises and assesses key interpretations, setting them in their intellectual and historical context.
MATTHEW WOODCOCK is Senior Lecturer in Medieval and Renaissance Literature at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. He has published widely on Elizabethan and Renaissance Literature.
Title:Shakespeare - Henry VFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pagesPublished:June 25, 2008Publisher:Macmillan Education UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230500803

ISBN - 13:9780230500808


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.- Notes on the Texts.- Introduction.- Making the Text: Date, Sources, Textual History.- The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century: Neoclassicism and Early Editions.- The Nineteenth-Century: Romantic and Victorian Interpretations.- The Early Twentieth-Century: What Makes a Good King?.- The Mid-Twentieth-Century: History, War and Epic.- The Mid to Late Twentieth Century: Ambivalence and Play.- The Later Twentieth Century and Beyond: Power, Subversion and Masculinity.- A Play for the New Millennium: Nationhood, Memory and Just War.- Conclusion.- Notes.- Select Bibliography.- Index.