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The Works of William Shakespeare - Page 372
by William Shakespeare - 1867
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Culture and Society in the Stuart Restoration: Literature, Drama, History

Gerald MacLean - History - 1995 - 292 pages
Literary and cultural changes reflecting new commercial and imperial interests of Restoration Britain.
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Shakespearean Tragedy and Gender

Shirley Nelson Garner, Madelon Sprengnether - Drama - 1996 - 326 pages
...title page indicates both the episodic chronicle structure of the play and its historical subject: "The First part of the Contention betwixt the two famous Houses of Yorke and Lancaster, with the death of the good Duke Humphrey: and the banishment and death of the Duke of Suffolke, and...
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The First Quarto of King Richard III

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1996 - 190 pages
...Yet, despite all these differences, the two versions of R1chard III are far more closely akin than are The First part of the Contention betwixt the two famous Houses of Yorhe and Lancaster (QIl and The true Tmgedic of Richard Duhe of Yorhe, and the death of good King...
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Festschrift

Ian Richard Macpherson, Ralph John Penny - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 552 pages
...'bear' passage is here given from both (Shakespeare 1953): The quarto edition, first printed in 1594 as The First Part of the Contention Betwixt the Two Famous Houses of Yorke and Lancaster (there is no division into Acts etc.) (Shakespeare 1953: 727-28), has: CLIFFORD: I am resolv'd to beare...
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The Margins of the Text

David C. Greetham - Social Science - 1997 - 383 pages
...Library. ending with Henry VIII. Let me skip to the second tetralogy; from the wonderfully descriptive The First part of the Contention betwixt the two famous Houses of Yorke and Laneaster, with the death of the good Duke Humphrey; And the banishment of and death of the Duke o/Suffolkc,...
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Shakespeare's Speech-headings: Speaking the Speech in Shakespeare's Plays ...

George Walton Williams, Shakespeare Association of America - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 213 pages
...texts: the two versions of murderers' scenes in 2 Henry VI and Richard III. First published in 1594 as The First Part of the Contention betwixt the two famous Houses of York and Lancaster . . . , 2 Henry VI was printed in a radically different and longer form in the 1623...
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Engendering a Nation: A Feminist Account of Shakespeare's English Histories

Jean Elizabeth Howard - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 248 pages
...SHAKESPEARE'S TIME 1 When first printed in quarto form, the play now called Henry VI, Part II was titled The First Part of the Contention betwixt the two famous Houses of York and Lancaster and Henry VI, Part III was titled The True Tragedy of Richard Duke of Yorke. It...
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The Taming of a Shrew: The 1594 Quarto

Stephen Roy Miller - Drama - 1998 - 155 pages
This is a modernized edition of an anonymous play, long known to scholars, which appears to be an alternative version of Shakespeare's popular comedy, The Taming of the Shrew ...
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The Genius of Shakespeare

Jonathan Bate - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 384 pages
...Heney VI plays were reworkings of Mnilovun originals, and that Marlowe might even have had a hand in The First Part of the Contention betwixt the Two Famous Houses of York and Lancaster (published 1594} and The Tme Tragedy of Richard Duke of York (published 1595). These...
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Shakespeare: The Lost Years

E. A. J. Honigmann - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 172 pages
...thought for more than a century, revisions of two anonymous plays with very similar plots and dialogue, The First Part of the Contention betwixt the two famous Houses of York and Lancaster (1 594) and The True Tragedy of Richard Duke of York (1595); quite the contrary,...
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