Henry V (Paperback)
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Short Description for Henry V This new edition of Shakespeare's great exploration of patriotism and war, developed by and for the RSC, includes new interviews with acclaimed directors Kenneth Branagh, Nicholas Hytner, Ed Hall and Michael Boyd, looks at specific productions in the play's history, and a completely new introduction by acclaimed scholar Jonathan Bate.
- Published: 03 March 2010
- Format: Paperback 240 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780230243828 ISBN 10: 0230243827
- Sales rank: 92,870
Full description for Henry V
From the Royal Shakespeare Company -- a fresh new edition of Shakespeare's great exploration of patriotism and war THIS EDITION INCLUDES: * An introduction to Henry V by award-winning scholar Jonathan Bate * The play -- with clear and authoritative explanatory notes on each page * A helpful scene-by-scene analysis and key facts about the play * An introduction to Shakespeare's career and the Elizabethan theatre * A rich exploration of approaches to staging the play featuring photographs of key productions The most enjoyable way to understand a Shakespeare play is to see it or participate in it. This unique edition presents a historical overview of Henry V in performance, recommends film versions, takes a detailed look at specific productions and includes interviews with three leading directors - Nicholas Hytner, Michael Boyd and Ed Hall - so that we may get a sense of the extraordinary variety of interpretations that are possible, a variety that gives Shakespeare his unique capacity to be reinvented and made 'our contemporary' four centuries after his death. Ideal for students, theatre-goers, actors and general readers, the RSC Shakespeare editions offer an accessible and contemporary approach to reading and rediscovering Shakespeare's works for the twenty-first century.