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eBook. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019
First edition
This volume considers the great era of succession literature: the years of the Stuart dynasty (1603 and 1714) in which six monarchs were crowned and one...

eBook. English.
Published London: The Arden Shakespeare, 2019
Arden Early Modern Drama Guides offer students and academics practical and accessible introductions to the critical and performance contexts of key Elizabethan...

By North, Richard, 1961-
eBook. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006
'The Origins of Beowulf' suggests that the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf was composed in the winter of 826-7 as a requiem for King Beornwulf of Mercia on behalf...

By Riley, Dick
eBook. English.
Published New York: Continuum, 2008
This title sets the historical context for the events portrayed in Shakespeare's major histories. It reviews the sources he used and analyses how he reshaped...

By Goy-Blanquet, Dominique
eBook. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009
Like many of his fellow playwrights, Shakespeare turned to national history for inspiration. This study provides a comparison of the 'Henry VI' plays...

By Rickard, Jane, author
eBook. English.
Published Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015
King James VI and I's extensive publications and the responses they met played a key role in the literary culture of Jacobean England. This book is the...

By Hadfield, Andrew
eBook. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004
Shakespeare, Spenser and the Matter of Britain shows that an understanding of the relationship between England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland is crucial...
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