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King John & Henry VIII, William Shakespeare & Shakespeare, William

King John & Henry VIII

Authors: William Shakespeare & Shakespeare, William
Series: Modern Library Classics
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: DRA010000, PER011000, DRA003000
ISBN: 9781588368867, Related ISBNs: 0812969391, 1588368866, 9780812969399, 9781588368867
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 416
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: “Mad world, mad kings, mad composition!”
—King John
 
In one volume, eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide fresh new editions of two classic histories: Henry VIII and King John.
 
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES:
 
• original Introductions to Henry VIII and King John
• incisive scene-by-scene synopses and analyses with vital facts about the works
• commentary on past and current productions based on interviews with leading directors, actors, and designers
• photographs of key RSC productions
• an overview of Shakespeare’s theatrical career and chronology of his plays
 
Ideal for students, theater professionals, and general readers, these modern and accessible editions from the Royal Shakespeare Company set a new standard in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.

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