Henry V

Henry V

Written by:
Edited by: John Russell Brown

Mass Market Paperback
Additional Formats
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451526908
  • 320 Pages
  • Signet
  • Adult


The Signet Classics edition of Shakespeare’s popular history play.

Featuring the rise of King Henry V, this play chronicles England’s underdog victory over the French at the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years’ War. 

This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:

• An overview of Shakespeare’s life, world, and theater
• A special introduction to the play by the editor, John Russell Brown
• Selections from Raphael Holinshed’s Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland, the source from which Shakespeare derived Henry V
• Dramatic criticism from William Hazlitt, W. B. Yeats, E.M.W. Tillyard, and others
• A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions
• Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text
• And more…
Henry V

Henry V

Written by: William Shakespeare, Edited by: John Russell Brown

Table of Contents

Henry V – William Shakespeare – Edited by John Russell Brown William Hazlitt: From Characters of Shakespeare?s Plays
W. B. Yeats: From Ideas of Good and Evil
E. M. W. Tillyard: From Shakespeare?s History Plays
Jonathan Dollimore and Alan Sinfield: From History and Ideology: Instance of ?Henry V?
John Russell Brown: ?Henry V? on Stage and Screen

Diana E. Henderson ?Enter Queen Isabel?: The Difference It Makes