Richard III

Richard III

Format
Mass Market Paperback
Price
$5.95
 
Additional Formats
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451526953
  • 336 Pages
  • Signet
  • Adult

Overview

This timeless tragedy follows the bloody path of the “rudely stamped” Richard, Duke of Gloucester, who uses his murderous guile to achieve the throne of England.

This edition features an overview of Shakespeare’s works by Sylvan Barnet, former Chairman of the English Department at Tufts University, as well as a comprehensive stage and screen history, dramatic criticism from the past and present, and sources from which Shakespeare derived this great work.

Table of Contents

Charles Lamb: Letter to Robert Lloyd, from Cooke?s ?Richard the Third?, and from On the Tragedies of Shakespeare, Considered with Reference to Their Fitness for Stage Representation
A. P. Rossiter: Angel with Horns: The Unity of ?Richard III?
Robert Ornstein: ?Richard III?
Mark Eccles: ?Richard III? on Stage and Screen

NEWLY ADDED ESSAYS: Coppelia Kahn: ?Myself Alone?: Richard III and the Dissolution of Masculine Identity

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