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The stage history of Shakespeare"s King Richard the Third ....

by Alice Ida Perry Wood

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Published by [The Columbia university press] in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616,
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 187 p.
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24172652M
    OCLC/WorldCa491884

    The Globe, which opened in , became the playhouse where audiences first saw some of Shakespeare's best-known plays. In , it burned to the ground when the roof caught fire during a performance of Shakespeare's Henry VIII. A new, second Globe was quickly built on the same site, opening in View Image Assets.   Sensuality in every gesture Charles Edwards as Richard II at Shakespeare’s Globe. Photograph: Johan Persson Shakespeare’s historical tragedy about the Author: Clare Brennan.

    In writing his play of Richard III, Shakespeare used several sources, including Sir Thomas More’s History of King Richard III (c. ), as well as historical accounts such as A Mirror for Magistrates () that drew on More’s account. More had been King Henry VIII’s Lord Chancellor until More’s opposition to the annulment of Henry’s. Phyllis Rackin. From the standpoint of Tudor history, the most important event in Richard III is the conclusion, and the most important character is Richmond. The victory of Queen Elizabeth’s grandfather at Bosworth Field and his marriage to Elizabeth of York ended the Wars of the Roses and established the Tudor dynasty. 1 On Shakespeare’s stage, however, the future Henry VII was a pallid.

      Richard III, whose reign has been made supremely timely by the dramatic discovery of his skeleton under the Leicester car park, is a very good example of how Holinshed's Chronicles shaped Shakespeare's engagement with history, according to Dr Paulina Kewes of Oxford University's Faculty of English Language and Literature. The king, Edward IV is ill and Richard, assisted by Lord Hastings, is appointed as regent. He places the young sons of Edward in the Tower and consolidates his power with the help of Buckingham, who gains the support of the Lord Mayor of London and his followers on Richard’s behalf. The king dies and Richard is proclaimed king.


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The stage history of Shakespeare"s King Richard the Third ... by Alice Ida Perry Wood Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wood, Alice Ida Perry, Stage history of Shakespeare's King Richard the Third. New York, N.Y.: AMS Press, [©]. Stage history of Shakespeare's King Richard the Third (OCoLC) Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Alice Ida Perry Wood.

King Richard III - Kindle edition by Shakespeare, William. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note /5(). Richard III is a historical play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written around It depicts the Machiavellian rise to power and subsequent short reign of King Richard III of England.

The play is grouped among the histories in the First Folio and is most often classified as such. Occasionally, however, as in the quarto edition, it is termed a tragedy. After King Edward dies, Richard becomes lord protector of England—the figure in charge until the elder of Edward’s two sons grows up.

Next Richard kills the court noblemen who are loyal to the princes, most notably Lord Hastings, the lord chamberlain of England. Paul Menzer, Anecdotal Shakespeare: A New Performance History (London: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, ). Thomas More, The History of King Richard the Third, ed.

by George M Logan (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, ). William Shakespeare, King Richard III, ed. by James R Siemon (London: Arden Shakespeare, ). Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Full text of "The stage history of Shakespeare's King Richard the Third" See other formats.

Richard III is a play by William Shakespeare that was first performed in Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in Richard III and in-depth analyses of Richard III, The Princes, and Margaret.

Here's where you'll find analysis about the play as a whole. Shakespeare's King Richard the Third on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: Boston, New York [etc.] Ginn & company.

William Shakespeare (), considered the greatest English-speaking writer in history and England’s national poet, has had more theatrical works performed than any other playwright. Pris: kr. Inbunden, Skickas inom vardagar. Köp The Stage History of Shakespeare's King Richard the Third av Alice Ida Perry Wood på   King Richard the third: a tragedy, as performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane; regulatedfrom the prompt-book by permission of the managers, by Mr.

Hopkins, prompterPrinted for John Bell and C. Etherington at York. Sources. The source for most of the English history plays, as well as for Macbeth and King Lear, is the well-known Raphael Holinshed's Chronicle of English history.

The source for the Roman history plays is Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans Compared Together, in the translation made by Sir Thomas North in Shakespeare's history plays focus on only a small part of the. Sources for Richard III.

Shakespeare used Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland (2nd edition, ) as the primary source of Richard hed's account, written inis itself taken from The Union of the two noble and illustre famelies of Lancastre and Yorke, written in by Edward 's version is based on yet another text, the History of King Richard the.

Richard III ends like every other Shakespearean tragedy – there's some major bloodshed and our hero/protagonist goes down pretty hard during the Battle of Bosworth Field. But even though the final act of the play is a "tragic" ending for Richard, it's a glorious new beginning for England – thanks to Richmond/King Henry VII, who defeats Richard in battle (Stage Direction, Act 5, Scene 8).

Richard III completes the cycle of plays covering the Wars of the Roses. It’s the story of Richard, Duke of Gloucester’s villainous plan to take the throne.

Past productions. A story of jealousy, manipulation and deceit based on Sir Thomas More's unfinished – and largely untrue – History of King Richard III. Richard III = The Tragedy of King Richard the Third (Wars of the Roses #8), William Shakespeare Richard III is a historical play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in approximately It depicts the Machiavellian rise to power and subsequent short reign of King Richard III of England/5(K).

If you thought Hamlet's King Claudius was the worst brother in literary history, or that Othello's Iago was the most unapologetic villain onstage, or that Macbeth was Shakespeare's biggest tyrant of a king, then you haven't read Richard III.

Since its first performance aroundthis play has been one of Shakespeare's most frequently performed and best-loved works. The History of King Richard III book. Read 23 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Richard III’s reputation stands as one of the most /5.

Shakespeare's unique status has made critics reluctant to acknowledge the extent to which some of his plays are the outcome of adaptation. In Shakespeare's Stage Traffic Janet Clare re-situates Shakespeare's dramaturgy within the flourishing and competitive theatrical trade of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth by: 4.

King Richard III is one of Shakespeare's most popular and frequently-performed plays. Janis Lull's introduction to this new edition, based on the First Folio, emphasises the play's tragic themes - individual identity, determinism and choice - and stresses the importance of women's roles in the play.

It also underscores the special relationship between Richard III and Macbeth, demonstrating 2/5(1).SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY ANNOUNCES CAST FOR SHAKESPEARE’S RICHARD THE THIRD DIRECTED BY DAVID MUSE.

After his hit production of King Charles III, David Muse returns to Shakespeare Theatre Company to direct Shakespeare’s Richard the Third, a mesmerizing chronicle of the megalomaniac’s rampage to the production will play at Sidney Harman Hall ( F .At the start of Shakespeare's historical drama Richard III, England is at peace following a long and bloody war between the royal families of York and Edward IV has led the Yorks to.