Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items

  • Keywords: 1 Henry VI x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Shakespeare and Lord Strange’s Men

Lawrence Manley and Sally-Beth MacLean

in Lord Strange's Men and Their Plays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300191998
eISBN:
9780300206890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191998.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Drama

In a survey of theories about Shakespeare’s early acting company affiliations, the most popular was the belief that Shakespeare performed with Lord Strange’s Men. This chapter attempts to find ... More


Incorporating the Past in 1 Henry VI

Gillian Woods

in Shakespeare's Unreformed Fictions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199671267
eISBN:
9780191750670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671267.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Chapter 1 asks how a history play remembers the pre-Reformation past. It focuses on 1 Henry VI, a drama that interrogates its own historicity; its characters (like its dramatists) continually ... More


Vagabond Kings: Entitlement and Distribution in 2 Henry VI and King Lear

Katharine Eisaman Maus

in Being and Having in Shakespeare

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698004
eISBN:
9780191752001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698004.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter considers the figure of the royal or noble ‘vagabond,’ theoretically entitled but actually dispossessed, a figure that in some Shakespeare plays becomes a conduit for questions about ... More


Defining Shakespeare

MACD. P. JACKSON

in Defining Shakespeare: Pericles as Test Case

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260508
eISBN:
9780191717635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260508.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

For various reasons, attempts to establish ‘who wrote what’ have lost their former allure. The Cambridge editors of A Funeral Elegy, Titus Andronicus, 1 Henry VI, and Timon of Athens regard ... More


How not to go there: 1 Henry VI as prequel and alternative ending

Peter Lake

in How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300222715
eISBN:
9780300225662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222715.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter focuses on 1 Henry VI. Some critics see it as the first part of a trilogy. Others have identified it as a sort of prequel, written after the success of the plays that have become known ... More


The Properties of Friendship in The Merchant of Venice

Katharine Eisaman Maus

in Being and Having in Shakespeare

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698004
eISBN:
9780191752001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698004.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter continues the discussion of The Merchant of Venice, focusing particularly on the vexed category of friendship, a less legally determinate form of relationship than the commercial ... More


View: