Staging Politics: The Lasting Impact of Shakespeare's Histories
Columbia University Press, 1993 - Literary Criticism - 224 pages
In a series of readings, the author examines Shakespeare's five major history plays and accounts for their continued popularity, both in film and on stage. He examines the historical context out of which the plays emerged, and describes how the period gave birth to a modern form of politics.
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