King Richard III
Richard III is one of the great Shakespearean characters and roles. James R Siemon examines the attraction of this villain to audiences and focuses on how beguiling, even funny, he can be, especially in the earlier parts of the play. Siemon also places King Richard III in its historical context; as Elizabeth I had no heirs the issue of succession was a very real one for Shakespeare's audience. The introduction is well-illustrated and provides a comprehensive account of the play, critical approaches to it and its varied stage history.
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Review: King Richard IIIUser Review - Olivia - Goodreads
This is the first real disappointment of my Shakespeare Summer. I've never seen this in performance, but I saw the Ian McKellan movie in high school and it was oodles of fun. I'm thinking this play ... Read full review
THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD
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