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The drama of power; studies in Shakespeare's history plays [by] Moody E. Prior.


Evanston, Ill., Northwestern University Press, 1973.
ISBN 9780810104211, 0810104210

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Subjects Chronicle plays of William Shakespeare.
Great Britain -- History -- 1066-1687 -- Historiography.
Great Britain.
Historical drama, English -- History and criticism.
Historical drama, English.
Historiography.
Historisches Drama.
Kings and rulers in literature.
Middle Ages in literature.
Power (Social sciences) in literature.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Histories.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Théâtre historique.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Shakespeare, William.
Description xvi, 410 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents Ideas of history -- Ideas of history: 1, 2, and 3 Henry VI, Richard III -- Ideas of history: Richard II, 1 and 2 Henry IV, Henry V -- The foundations and limits of sovereign power -- Legitimacy and sovereign power: 1, 2, and 3 Henry VI -- Tyranny and resistance: Richard III -- Divine right and the politics of legitimacy: Richard II -- Richard II and the idea of tragedy -- The politics of a conscientious usurper: 1 and 2 Henry IV -- The honor of princes, warriors, and thieves: 1 and 2 Henry IV -- The morality of power: the case of Bolingbroke / Henry IV -- The making of a king: 1 and 2 Henry IV -- Of diplomacy, war, and peace: Henry V -- Two political myths: i. Richard III -- Two political myths: ii. Henry V.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)802891
(OCoLC)ocm00802891
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Prior, Moody E. 1901-
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