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William Shakespeare - Henry V: A Broadview Internet Shakespeare Edition - 9781554812226 - V9781554812226
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Henry V: A Broadview Internet Shakespeare Edition

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Description for Henry V: A Broadview Internet Shakespeare Edition Paperback. Editor(s): Mardock, James D. Series: A Broadview Internet Shakespeare Edition. Num Pages: 328 pages. BIC Classification: DDS; DSGS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 142 x 16. Weight in Grams: 362.
Upon opening their expensive new book in 1623, buyers of the folio collection of William Shakespeare’s plays were promised The Life of Henry the Fift. What they went on to read, however, was not a full “life” in the modern biographical sense. The battle of Agincourt is the play’s main event; every scene leads up to or follows directly from the climax of one of England’s most one-sided and famous victories. The play’s ambiguous portrayal of war has spurred critical debate for centuries, and its performances have reflected shifting political and cultural views. James D. Mardock’s Introduction provides an ... Read more

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About William Shakespeare
James D. Mardock is Associate Professor of English and Crowley Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Reviews for Henry V: A Broadview Internet Shakespeare Edition
“This is an outstanding edition. Its clear, straightforward, and rich annotations make it eminently suitable for the classroom, as do the judiciously compiled appendices of historical documents (as carefully annotated as the play itself). However, it is James D. Mardock’s introduction that is the real gem here: although accessible enough for an undergraduate reader, it stands as a gracefully argued, ... Read more

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