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The Tragedy of Richard II

A Newly Authenticated Play by William Shakespeare (Studies in Renaissance Literature)

by Michael Egan

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare plays, texts,
  • Richard,
  • History,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Shakespeare,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • Historical drama,
  • British Isles,
  • II,,
  • Drama,
  • Richard II, 1377-1399,
  • 1367-1400,
  • Great Britain,
  • King of England,

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam Shakespeare (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8077970M
    ISBN 100773460829
    ISBN 109780773460829

    By the way, Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet around the same time he whipped up Richard II. was a productive year.) Henry compares Richard to a cormorant, a greedy bird known for eating fish whole. Richard, Gaunt says, will end up eating England herself. A fine copy. Based on the First Folio edition of , this special edition of King Richard II was published as the ninth volume in a series of annual Shakespearian keepsakes prepared for the friends of the publishers. A history, this play is based on the life and times of King Richard II .

    Here is a brief Richard II summary: Shakespeare’s Richard II opens in the court of King Richard II in Coventry, where a dispute between Henry Bolingbroke, the son of John of Gaunt, and Thomas Mowbray, the Duke of Norfolk, is to be resolved by a tournament. Shakespeare's Tragedy of King Richard II | This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.

    Richard III is a historical play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written around It depicts the Machiavellian rise to power and subsequent short reign of King Richard III of England. The play is grouped among the histories in the First Folio and is most often classified as such. Occasionally, however, as in the quarto edition, it is termed a tragedy.   Shakespeare’s historical tragedy about the deposition of Richard II by his cousin Bolingbroke (subsequently Henry IV) is a sparkling display of Author: Clare Brennan.


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The tragedy of King Richard II Unknown Binding – January 1, by William Shakespeare (Author) out of 5 stars 62 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(60). The Tragedy of King Richard II, by William Shakespeare, is the first of the history series that continues with Parts 1 and 2 of King Henry IV and with The Life of King Henry V.

At the beginning of the play, Richard II banishes his cousin Henry Bolingbroke from England. Written inRichard II occupies a significant place in the Shakespeare canon, marking the transition from the The Tragedy of Richard II book history plays dominated by civil war and stark power to a more nuanced representation of the political conflicts of England's past where character and politics are inextricably intertwined.

It is the first of four connected plays--including 1 Henry IV,/5. The Life and Death of King Richard the Second, commonly called Richard II, is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in approximately It is based on the life of King Richard II of England (ruled –) and is the first part of a tetralogy, referred to by some scholars as the Henriad, followed by three plays concerning Richard's successors:.

Richard II, written aroundis the first play in Shakespeare's second "history tetralogy," a series of four plays that chronicles the rise of the house of Lancaster to the British throne. (Its sequel plays are Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2, and Henry V.) Richard II, set around the yeartraces the fall from power of the last king of the house of Plantagenet, Richard II, and his replacement.

Richard II by William Shakespeare is the first of eight plays that portray a historically-informed version of the War of the Roses - beginning in about and ending with Richard III's death in Edited by J. Smallheer and John Gonzalez. (Summary by Cori) Characters: Narration, Keeper, and Lord - read by Annie Coleman King Richard II and First Servant - read by Peter.

The play provides an indispensable context for understanding Shakespeare's canonical Richard II, including the murder of the Duke of Gloucester and the King's illegal parceling out of England 'like to a tenement or pelting farm,' referred to in John of Gaunt's famous 'scepter'd isle' speech in The Tragedy of King Richard : Michael Egan.

The Tragedy of Richard II (Book): Shakespeare, William: Shakespeare's Richard II presents a momentous struggle between Richard II and his cousin Henry Bolingbroke.

Richard is the legitimate king; he succeeded his grandfather, King Edward III, after the earlier death of his father Edward, the Black Prince. Yet Richard is also seen by many as a tyrant. Almeida Questions is an eclectic programme of pre-show discussions which consider some of the questions raised by the work on our stage.

An invited panel of speakers discuss the key issues and ideas raised by The Tragedy of King Richard The Second. Captioned performance Thu 24 Jan pm. SCENE I. London. KING RICHARD II's palace. Enter KING RICHARD II, JOHN OF GAUNT, with other Nobles and Attendants KING RICHARD II Old John of Gaunt, time-honour'd Lancaster, Hast thou, according to thy oath and band, Brought hither Henry Hereford thy bold son, Here to make good the boisterous late appeal, Which then our leisure would not let us.

Get this from a library. The tragedy of Richard II. [William Shakespeare; Barbara A Mowat; Paul Werstine] -- Shakespeare's historical play about the dynastic struggle between Richard II and Henry Bolingboke (later Henry IV).

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Richard III is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in approximately It depicts the Machiavellian rise to.

The Tragedy of King Richard II by William Shakespeare [Craig, Oxford edition] Part 2 out of 3. homepage; Index of The Tragedy of King Richard II. Check out this great listen on The Tragedy of King Richard the Second tells the dramatic and bloody story of the king's fall and the ascension of Bolingbroke as Henry IV.

(A full-cast production.) Public Domain (P) Audio Holdings, LLC. Richard II has elements of a tragedy, but is fundamentally a historical play. I was late coming to Shakespeare's English histories and despite my familiarity with many of his works I found myself somewhat disoriented.

I did not appreciate the complex relationships between the aristocratic families, nor what had happened before. /5(47). The Tragedy of King Richard II - Ebook written by William Shakespeare.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Tragedy of King Richard II. The Tragedy of King Richard II by William Shakespeare [Craig, Oxford edition] Part 1 out of 3.

homepage; Index of The Tragedy of King Richard II; Next part (2) THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD THE SECOND by William Shakespeare DRAMATIS PERSONAE KING RICHARD THE SECOND JOHN OF GAUNT, Duke of Lancaster - uncle to the King.

The Tragedy of King Richard II, by William Shakespeare, is the first of the history series that continues with Parts 1 and 2 of King Henry IV and with The Life of King Henry V. At the beginning of the play, Richard II banishes his cousin Henry Bolingbroke from England. Bolingbroke later returns with an army and the support of some of the.

A summary of Act V, scenes iv-vi in William Shakespeare's Richard II. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Richard II and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

The Tragedy of King Richard II | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by .Character Analysis Richard II As a king, Richard is supposedly divine and all powerful; as a man, he is an ordinary mortal and prey to his own weaknesses.

The private tragedy of the play, for Richard, is in his being forced to face this duality. The Tragedy of King Richard II, by William Shakespeare, is the first of the history series that continues with Parts 1 and 2 of King Henry IV .