Critical Essays on Richard II: William Shakespeare
Linda Cookson, Bryan Loughrey
Longman, 1989 - Drama in English - Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 - 142 pages
A collection of essays which re-examine major themes of the play, with follow-up ideas and notes on writing an essay. Suggested level: secondary.
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