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Shakespeare's consuls, cardinals, and kings : the real history behind the plays / Dick Riley ; illustrations by Jessa Lowell.

Author/Creator:
Riley, Dick.
Publication:
New York : Continuum, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
210 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- History.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Histories.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Kings and rulers.
Historical drama, English -- History and criticism.
Political plays, English -- History and criticism.
Great Britain -- History -- 1066-1687 -- Historiography.
Great Britain -- In literature.
Rome -- Historiography.
Rome -- In literature.
Kings and rulers in literature.
Contents:
"In servile fearfulness" : Julius Caesar
"Her infinite variety" : Antony and Cleopatra
"The hearts of all his people shall revolt from him" : King John
"What subject can give sentence on his king?" : Richard II
"Will fortune never come with both hands full?" : Henry IV
"God fought for us" : Henry V
"Once more we sit in England's royal throne" : Henry VI
"Full of danger is the Duke of Gloucester" : Richard III
"These fierce vanities" : Henry VIII.
Notes:
Includes index.
ISBN:
9780826418807 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0826418805 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
179101453
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