Henry V

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Mass Market Paperback
$5.95 US
4.12"W x 6.81"H x 0.54"D  
On sale Aug 01, 1998 | 320 Pages | 978-0-451-52690-8
| Grades 9-12 + AP/IB
Featuring the rise of King Henry V, this history play chronicles England's underdog victory over the French at the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years' War.

This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:

• An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater
• A special introduction to the play by the editor, John Russell Brown
• Selections from Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland, the source from which Shakespeare derived Henry V
• Dramatic criticism from William Hazlitt, W. B. Yeats, E.M.W. Tillyard, and others
• A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions
• Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text
• And more...
William Shakespeare (1564–1616) was a poet, playwright, and actor who is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers in the history of the English language. Often referred to as the Bard of Avon, Shakespeare's vast body of work includes comedic, tragic, and historical plays; poems; and 154 sonnets. His dramatic works have been translated into every major language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. View titles by William Shakespeare
Henry V - William Shakespeare - Edited by John Russell Brown William Hazlitt: From Characters of Shakespeare?s Plays
W. B. Yeats: From Ideas of Good and Evil
E. M. W. Tillyard: From Shakespeare?s History Plays
Jonathan Dollimore and Alan Sinfield: From History and Ideology: Instance of ?Henry V?
John Russell Brown: ?Henry V? on Stage and Screen

NEWLY ADDED ESSAY:
Diana E. Henderson ?Enter Queen Isabel?: The Difference It Makes

Educator Guide for Henry V

Classroom-based guides appropriate for schools and colleges provide pre-reading and classroom activities, discussion questions connected to the curriculum, further reading, and resources.

(Please note: the guide displayed here is the most recently uploaded version; while unlikely, any page citation discrepancies between the guide and book is likely due to pagination differences between a book’s different formats.)

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Featuring the rise of King Henry V, this history play chronicles England's underdog victory over the French at the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years' War.

This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as:

• An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater
• A special introduction to the play by the editor, John Russell Brown
• Selections from Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland, the source from which Shakespeare derived Henry V
• Dramatic criticism from William Hazlitt, W. B. Yeats, E.M.W. Tillyard, and others
• A comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions
• Text, notes, and commentaries printed in the clearest, most readable text
• And more...

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William Shakespeare (1564–1616) was a poet, playwright, and actor who is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers in the history of the English language. Often referred to as the Bard of Avon, Shakespeare's vast body of work includes comedic, tragic, and historical plays; poems; and 154 sonnets. His dramatic works have been translated into every major language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. View titles by William Shakespeare

Table of Contents

Henry V - William Shakespeare - Edited by John Russell Brown William Hazlitt: From Characters of Shakespeare?s Plays
W. B. Yeats: From Ideas of Good and Evil
E. M. W. Tillyard: From Shakespeare?s History Plays
Jonathan Dollimore and Alan Sinfield: From History and Ideology: Instance of ?Henry V?
John Russell Brown: ?Henry V? on Stage and Screen

NEWLY ADDED ESSAY:
Diana E. Henderson ?Enter Queen Isabel?: The Difference It Makes

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Educator Guide for Henry V

Classroom-based guides appropriate for schools and colleges provide pre-reading and classroom activities, discussion questions connected to the curriculum, further reading, and resources.

(Please note: the guide displayed here is the most recently uploaded version; while unlikely, any page citation discrepancies between the guide and book is likely due to pagination differences between a book’s different formats.)

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