Henry VI Part One

Author(s): William Shakespeare; Norman Sanders (Editor)


The Oxford ShakespeareGeneral Editor Stanley WellsThe Oxford Shakespeare offers authoritative texts from leading scholars in editions designed to interpret and illuminate the plays for modern readers.- a new, modern-spelling text, based on the 1623 First Folio- detailed introduction considers composition, sources, historical events, performances and changing critical attitudes to the play- on-page commentary and notes explain meaning, staging, identify historical figures and events, and much else- appendices include extracts from the chronicle sources and new research on the use of boy actors in Elizabethan performance- illustrated with production photographs and related art- full index to introduction and commentary- durable sewn binding for lasting use'not simply a better text but a new conception of Shakespeare. This is a major achievement of twentieth-century scholarship.' Times Literary Supplement

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780140707359
  • : Penguin Books
  • : Penguin Books
  • : 0.167829
  • : December 1981
  • : .61 Inches X 4.5 Inches X 7 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : William Shakespeare; Norman Sanders (Editor)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 256