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Hardback. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019
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...

By Shapiro, James, 1955- author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Faber & Faber, 2015
This title traces Shakespeare's life and work from the autumn of 1605, when the author came upon an old and anonymous play - 'The True Chronicle History...

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...

Paperback. English.
Published Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017
This is an anthology of primary material relating to the Stuart successions. The six Stuart successions (1603, 1625, 1660, 1685, 1688-9, 1702) punctuate...

By Shannon, Laurie
Paperback. English.
Published Chicago, Ill.; London: University of Chicago Press, 2002
Renaissance formulations of friendship cast the friend as 'another self' and idealised a pair of friends as 'one soul in two bodies'. This work puts stress...

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 Hadfield, Andrew
Hardback. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004
Andrew Hadfield examines the work of two of the most important English Renaissance authors, in terms of the cultural, social & political contexts of early...
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