Shakespeare and English History
Littlefield, 1966 - 149 pages
The ten history plays of Shakespeare, when studied in historical sequence, cover a period of 320 years. In this unusual book, the action in each of the plays is synopsized, and characters and motivations are discussed in detail The author introduces each of the plays with a lengthy description of the actual history of the period in which the Shakespeare play takes place, so that students may readily grasp Shakespeare's art in constructing drama out of history. -- From publisher's description.
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