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Henry IV, Part I: The Oxford Shakespeare

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Description for Henry IV, Part I: The Oxford Shakespeare Paperback. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 336 pages, halftones, 1 map. BIC Classification: DDS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 350.
As Henry's throne is threatened by rebel forces, England is divided. The characters reflect these oppositions, with Hal and Hotspur vying for position, and Falstaff leading Hal away from his father and towards excess. During Shakespeare's lifetime Henry IV, Part I was his most reprinted play, and it remains enormously popular with theatregoers and readers. Falstaff still towers among Shakespeare's comic inventions as he did in the late 1590s. David Bevington's introduction discusses the play in both peformance and criticism from Shakespeare's time to our own, illustrating the variety of interpretations of which the ... Read more

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About William Shakespeare
David Bevington is Professor of English at the University of Chicago.

Reviews for Henry IV, Part I: The Oxford Shakespeare
`a pleasing emphasis on the plays in preformance. Both texts have very helpful notes, which contain all the supporting information a student is likely to need, presented clearly and interestingly - no small feat.' David Webb, St Martin's College, Lancaster. `The Oxford Shakespeare is without doubt an important publishing event ... a complete rethinking of Shakespeare scholarship, textual, critical, and ... Read more

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