Shakespeare's Prince: The Interpretation of the Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eighth

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The Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eighth is Shakespeares most thoughtful history playit was about this play that Schlegel made his famous comment that Shakespeare was as profound a historian as a poet. Yet, this last play, Shakespeares lone Tudor history, was popular at its first playing and has proven a crowd pleaser whenever it has been performed. Ever seductive in its trappings of power and emphatic pomp and pageantry, it delineates in a political way the characters of Englands most surpassing statesman ...

Shakespeare's Prince: The Interpretation of the Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eighth 2013, Mercer University Press

ISBN-13: 9780881464337

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