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The tragedy of King Richard II

William Shakespeare

The tragedy of King Richard II

by William Shakespeare

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Published by D.C. Heath & Co. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Richard -- II, -- King of England, -- 1367-1400 -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesKing Richard II
    Statementedited by C. H. Herford
    SeriesHeath"s English classics
    ContributionsHerford, C. H. 1853-1931
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 212 p.
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16784990M
    LC Control Number39032888

    There's a king named Richard II but he won't be a king for long. That's why the publishers of the first quarto edition of the play (printed in ) called it The Tragedy of Richard II. The tragedy being that Richard gets knocked off the English throne and tossed in the slammer where he has an emotional meltdown right before he's murdered.   Buy a cheap copy of The Tragedy of King Richard the Third book by William Shakespeare. The final play in Shakespeare's masterly dramatization of the strife between the Houses of York and Lancaster, Richard III offers a stunning portrait /5(5).

    EDWARD, Prince of Wales; afterwards King Edward the Fifth, } Sons to the King. RICHARD, Duke of York, } GEORGE, Duke of Clarence, } Brothers to the King. RICHARD, Duke of Gloucester, afterwards King Richard the Third, } A young Son of Clarence. HENRY, Earl of Richmond; afterwards King Henry the Seventh. CARDINAL BOURCHIER, Archbishop of . Shakespeare's Tragedy of King Richard II | This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.

    The Tragedy of King Richard III book. Read 1, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Excerpt from The Tragedy of King Richard III In /5(K). Check out this great listen on The Tragedy of King Richard the Second tells the dramatic and bloody story of the king's fall and the ascension of Bolingbroke as Henry IV. (A full-cast production.) Public Domain (P) Audio Holdings, LLC.


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Richard II by William Shakespeare is the first of eight plays that portray a historically-informed version of the War of the Roses - beginning in about and ending with Richard III's death in Edited by J. Smallheer and John Gonzalez. (Summary by Cori) Characters: Narration, Keeper, and Lord - read by Annie Coleman King Richard II and First Servant - read by Peter.

Richard II, written aroundis the first play in Shakespeare's second "history tetralogy," a series of four plays that chronicles the rise of the house of Lancaster to the British throne.

(Its sequel plays are Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2, and Henry V.) Richard II, set around the yeartraces the fall from power of the last king of the house of Plantagenet, Richard II, and his replacement. The tragedy of King Richard II [Shakespeare, William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The tragedy of King Richard II/5(57). The tragedy of King Richard II Unknown Binding – January 1, by William Shakespeare (Author) out of 5 stars 62 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Reviews: Tragedy of King Richard II, William Shakespeare King Richard the Second is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in approximately /5.

The Tragedy of King Richard II, by William Shakespeare, is the first of the history series that continues with Parts 1 and 2 of King Henry IV and with The Life of King Henry V.

At the beginning of the play, Richard II banishes his cousin Henry Bolingbroke from England. SCENE I. London. KING RICHARD II's palace.

Enter KING RICHARD II, JOHN OF GAUNT, with other Nobles and Attendants KING RICHARD II Old John of Gaunt, time-honour'd Lancaster, Hast thou, according to thy oath and band, Brought hither Henry Hereford thy bold son, Here to make good the boisterous late appeal, Which then our leisure would not let us.

This shadow, which manifests in the form of literal ghosts in plays like Hamlet,Macbeth,Julius Caesar, and Richard III, also looms over Richard II and its sequels. The murder of the former King Richard II at the end of Richard II will haunt King Henry IV for the rest of his life, and the curse can only be redeemed by his son, Henry V.

Similarly. A summary of Act III, scene iv in William Shakespeare's Richard II. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Richard II and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

The play provides an indispensable context for understanding Shakespeare's canonical Richard II, including the murder of the Duke of Gloucester and the King's illegal parceling out of England 'like to a tenement or pelting farm,' referred to in John of Gaunt's famous 'scepter'd isle' speech in The Tragedy of King Richard : Michael Egan.

Shakespeare's tragedy of King Richard II. London: J.M. Dent, (OCoLC) Named Person: Richard, King of England; Richard, King of England: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Shakespeare; Israel Gollancz; Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress).

The Tragedy of King Richard II - Ebook written by William Shakespeare. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Tragedy of King Richard II. Almeida Questions is an eclectic programme of pre-show discussions which consider some of the questions raised by the work on our stage.

An invited panel of speakers discuss the key issues and ideas raised by The Tragedy of King Richard The Second. Captioned performance Thu 24 Jan pm. A history, this play is based on the life and times of King Richard II of England.

It is the first volume in Shakespeare's historical tetralogy that also includes King Henry IV Part 1, King Henry IV Part 2, and King Henry V. Item #WS Price: $ save 50% $ The Tragedy of King Richard II | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by. Read The Tragedy of King Richard II (William Shakespeare [Craig, Oxford edition]) for free • Full-text. The Tragedy of King Richard II by William Shakespeare [Craig, Oxford edition] Previous Part 1 2.

Home - Random Browse: BOLINGBROKE. My gracious lord, I come but for mine own. Character Analysis Richard II As a king, Richard is supposedly divine and all powerful; as a man, he is an ordinary mortal and prey to his own weaknesses. The private tragedy of the play, for Richard, is in his being forced to face this duality.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shakespeare, William, Tragedy of King Richard II. London, Methuen [] (OCoLC) Named Person. The Tragedy of Richard II (Book): Shakespeare, William: Shakespeare's Richard II presents a momentous struggle between Richard II and his cousin Henry Bolingbroke.

Richard is the legitimate king; he succeeded his grandfather, King Edward III, after the earlier death of his father Edward, the Black Prince. Yet Richard is also seen by many as a tyrant.

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After Gaunt ’s speech concludes, Richard enters, and Gaunt begins punning on his own name (since gaunt also means lean and old), immediately taking up a new, confrontational tone with the king. The two exchange single lines (known as stichomythia), and then Gaunt launches another speech, this time directed at Richard.

Gaunt says that Richard is sick and dying, and that. Richard III belongs to Shakespeare's folio of King Richard plays, and is the longest of his plays after Hamlet. It is classified variously as a tragedy and a history, showing the reign of Richard III in an unflattering light.

The play's length springs in part from its reference to the other Pages: The Tragedy of King Richard II by William Shakespeare [Craig, Oxford edition] Part 1 out of 3. homepage; Index of The Tragedy of King Richard II; Next part (2) THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD THE SECOND by William Shakespeare DRAMATIS PERSONAE KING RICHARD THE SECOND JOHN OF GAUNT, Duke of Lancaster - uncle to the King.