King Henry IV, Part 2 (Cambridge School Shakespeare Series)

King Henry IV, Part 2 (Cambridge School Shakespeare Series)

by William Shakespeare, Rex Gibson (Editor)

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Overview

Like every other play in the Cambridge School Shakespeare series, King Henry IV Part 2 has been specially prepared to help all students in schools and colleges. This version aims to be different from other editions of the play. It invites you to bring the play to life in your classroom through enjoyable activities that will help increase your understanding. You are encourage to make up your own mind about the play, rather than have someone else's interpretation handed down to you. Whatever you do, remember that Shakespeare wrote his plays to be acted, watched and enjoyed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521626880
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/01/1999
Series: Cambridge School Shakespeare Series
Pages: 212
Sales rank: 704,095
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range: 11 - 18 Years

About the Author

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (1564-1616) is today's most widely known and loved playwright.

THE ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY (RSC) is a world-renowned ensemble theater company in Stratford and London dedicated to bringing the works of Shakespeare and his contemporaries to a modern audience.

JONATHAN BATE is a professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature at the University of Warwick. A prominent critic, award-winning biographer and broadcaster, Bate's books on Shakespeare include Soul of the Age.

ERIC RASMUSSEN, professor of English at the University of Nevada, is one of today's leading textual experts on Shakespeare.

Date of Death:

2018

Place of Birth:

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Place of Death:

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Table of Contents

Before the play begins; Map: the world of the play; List of characters; King Henry IV Part 2; What is the play about?; Characters; The language of the play; History into drama; Staging the play; William Shakespeare.

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