Richard II

Richard II

Book - 2010 | Modern Library pbk. ed
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Eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide a fresh new edition of Richard II, chronologically the first of the eight plays in Shakespeare's History Cycle, which marks the beginning of a great schism within the nobility of England that will leave the nation riven by bloody conflict for the next hundred years. This volume also includes more than a hundred pages of exclusive features, including:
* an original Introduction to Richard II
* incisive scene-by-scene synopsis and analysis with vital facts about the work
* 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.
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, c2010
Edition: Modern Library pbk. ed
ISBN: 9780812969306 (pbk.)
0812969308 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 822.33 SHA
Characteristics: xxviii, 192 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Bate, Jonathan
Rasmussen, Eric 1960-


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Jan 12, 2018

Dudes, this author rocks. Can't believe I haven't read his stuff since high school.

Jul 24, 2016

This is a great Shakespeare play to read as its all in verse. So many gorgeous passages to read. Highly reccomend


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