Richard II (MAXNotes Literature Guides)
REA's MAXnotes for William Shakespeare's Richard II
The MAXnotes offers a comprehensive summary and analysis of Richard II and a biography of William Shakespeare. Places the events of the play in historical context and discusses each act in detail. Includes study questions and answers along with topics for papers and sample outlines.
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