1 Henry IV: A critical guide

1 Henry IV: A critical guide

by Stephen Longstaffe


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An introduction to Shakespeare's I Henry IV - introducing its critical and performance history, current critical landscape and new directions in research on the play.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826441966
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 10/20/2011
Series: Continuum Renaissance Drama Guides
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Stephen Longstaffe is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Cumbria, UK.

Table of Contents

Series Introduction \ 1 Henry IV Timeline \ 1. Introduction, Stephen Longstaffe \ 2. The Critical Backstory, Edel Lamb \ 3. Performance History, Graham Atkin \ 4. The State of the Art - Current Critical Research, Jonathan Hart \ 5. New Directions: The Madcap and Politic Prince of Wales:Ceremony and Courtly Performance in Henry IV, Alison Findlay \ 6. New Directions: ‘The Devil Take Such Cozeners!' Radical Shakespeare's I Henry IV', Chris Fitter \ 7 New Directions: Falstaffian ‘Gross Indecorum', ‘Contrarietie', and Arrested Prodigality: Anachronism and Colliding Generational Sensibilities in 1 Henry IV, Robert Hornback \ 8. New Directions: ‘By Shrewsbury Clock': The Time of Day and the Death of Hotspur in 1 Henry IV, Brian Walsh \ 9. A Survey of Resources, Martha Tuck Rozett
Bibliography \ Notes on Contributors \ Index

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