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.
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