Henry IV

Henry IV

Part One

Book - 1988 | Bantam ed, rev.
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A play alive with escapades and action, comedy and history, Henry IV, Part One begins the transformation of the madcap Prince Hal into the splendid ruler King Henry. In it a rebellion against King and State is juxtaposed with another rebellion--the riotous misbehavior of Hal and his companions, principally Falstaff. A superbly funny liar, coward, lecher, and cheat, the larger-than-life character Falstaff turns this great historical drama into a masterpiece of counterpoint and design.

Each Edition Includes:
• Comprehensive explanatory notes
• Vivid introductions and the most up-to-date scholarship
• Clear, modernized spelling and punctuation, enabling contemporary readers to understand the Elizabethan English
• Completely updated, detailed bibliographies and performance histories
• An interpretive essay on film adaptations of the play, along with an extensive filmography
Publisher: Toronto ; New York : Bantam, 1988.
Edition: Bantam ed, rev.
ISBN: 9780553212938
0553212931
Branch Call Number: 822.33 SHAKESP
Characteristics: xxxiv, 156 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bevington, David M.

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