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Author Hampton-Reeves, Stuart.
Title The Henry VI plays / Stuart Hampton-Reeves and Carol Chillington Rutter.
Imprint Manchester, U.K. ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave, 2006.

Series Shakespeare in performance
Shakespeare in performance.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry VI.
Henry VI, King of England, 1421-1471 -- In literature.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- 1950-
Kings and rulers in literature.
Theater -- Production and direction -- Great Britain -- Case studies.
Great Britain -- History -- Henry VI, 1422-1461 -- Historiography.
Alt Name Rutter, Carol Chillington.
Add Title Henry Sixth plays
Description 1 online resource (viii, 224 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-217) and index.
Contents Playing Henry VI in the early modern period -- Rediscoveries: nation, war and empire (1899-1953) -- The Wars of the Roses: the RSC's Henry VI and Edward IV (1963-64) -- A true trilogy: the RSC's Henry VI (1977-79) -- Henry VI and the BBC (1960 and 1981-83) -- English counter-histories: the ESC's House of Lancaster and House of York (1987-89) -- Acts of war: The RSC's The Plantagenets (1988-90) -- Plundering in front of hell: The RSC's Henry VI -- The battle for the throne (1994-95) -- Black comedies: the RSC's millennial Henry Vi (2000-1).
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Summary A study of the Henry VI plays in performance, this work focuses on the cultural context of modern British productions, which have explored Shakespeare's troubling depiction of England in crisis and related those themes to contemporaneous questions of national identity.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
ISBN 9781847793737 (electronic bk.)
1847793738 (electronic bk.)
9780719056772 (pbk.)
0719056772 (pbk.)
OCLC # 823727328
Additional Format Print version: Hampton-Reeves, Stuart. Henry VI plays. Manchester, U.K. ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave, 2006 (DLC) 2009286345