The volume contains Richard II, Henry IV Part One, henry IV Part Two, and Henry V. Each play possesses its own distinctive mood, tone and style, and together they inhabit the turbulent period of change from the usurpation of the throne of Richard II by Bolingbroke to the triumph of heroic kingship in Henry V.
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Review: Four Histories ("Richard II", "Henry IV Part One", "Henry IV Part Two", "Henry V")User Review - Alex - Goodreads
Kindof a placeholder for all Shakespeare's histories, which I spent the summer of 2010 reading. Individual reviews for most of them are...around here somewhere. Read full review
Review: Four Histories ("Richard II", "Henry IV Part One", "Henry IV Part Two", "Henry V")User Review - Trey Shiver - Goodreads
I had to read this for a Shakespeare In Film class, and it was the first time I'd ever read any of his histories. I really fell in love, though. I was already a fan of the guy's, but I didn't expect so much from what I was sure would be tedious subject matter. Read full review