Henry V, Paperback Book

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From the Royal Shakespeare Company - a fresh new edition of Shakespeare's great exploration of patriotism and warTHIS EDITION INCLUDES:* An introduction to Henry V by award-winning scholar Jonathan Bate* The play - with clear and authoritative explanatory notes on each page* A helpful scene-by-scene analysis and key facts about the play* An introduction to Shakespeare's career and the Elizabethan theatre* A rich exploration of approaches to staging the play featuring photographs of key productions The most enjoyable way to understand a Shakespeare play is to see it or participate in it.

This unique edition presents a historical overview of Henry V in performance, recommends film versions, takes a detailed look at specific productions and includes interviews with four leading directors - Kenneth Branagh, Nicholas Hytner, Michael Boyd and Ed Hall - so that we may get a sense of the extraordinary variety of interpretations that are possible, a variety that gives Shakespeare his unique capacity to be reinvented and made 'our contemporary' four centuries after his death.Ideal for students, theatre-goers, actors and general readers, the RSC Shakespeare editions offer an accessible and contemporary approach to reading and rediscovering Shakespeare's works for the twenty-first century.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240 pages, 240 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Shakespeare plays
  • ISBN: 9780230243828

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