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William Shakespeare - King Henry VI Part 1 (Arden Shakespeare: Third Series) - 9781903436431 - V9781903436431
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King Henry VI Part 1 (Arden Shakespeare: Third Series)

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Description for King Henry VI Part 1 (Arden Shakespeare: Third Series) Paperback. Editor(s): Burns, Edward. Series: The Arden Shakespeare. Num Pages: 360 pages, illustrations facsimiles, genealogy tables, map, plan. BIC Classification: 2AB; DDS; DSGS; YQE. Category: (ES) Secondary; (UA) A / AS level; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 133 x 22. Weight in Grams: 380.
A fresh look at a play usually regarded as the first component of a three-part historical epic, this edition argues that Henry VI Part 1 is a 'prequel', a freestanding piece that returns for ironic and dramatic effect to a story already familiar to its audience. The play's ingenious use of stage space is closely analysed, as is its manipulation of a series of setpiece combats to give a coherent syntax of action. Discussion of the dramatic structure created by the opposing figures of Talbot and Jeanne la Pucelle, and exploration of the critical controversies surrounding the figure of Jeanne, ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Arden Shakespeare
Number of pages
360
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Series
The Arden Shakespeare
Condition
New
Number of Pages
360
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781903436431
SKU
V9781903436431
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About William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English dramatist, poet, and actor, generally regarded as the greatest playwright of all time. Edward Burns is a professor of English at William Paterson University, USA.

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