The Oxford Shakespeare: King Henry VIII

The Oxford Shakespeare: King Henry VIII

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The Oxford Shakespeare offers authoritative texts from leading scholars in editions designed to interpret and illuminate the plays for modern readers
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 16mm | 258.55g
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 1 line illustration
  • 0192840363
  • 9780192840363
  • 2,122,518

Table of contents

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; INTRODUCTION; EDITORIAL PROCEDURES; KING HENRY VIII, OR ALL IS TRUE; INDEX
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Halio gives a useful historical summary of the split from Rome Years Work in English Studies Textual apparatus is of a high standard ... the commentary provides succinct notes on chronological and historical detail, pointed reference to sources used and works that supplement the playwrights' sources, and a comprehensive gloss to problematic words and phrases usefully keyed to a separate index. This is an excellent edition for undergraduate study: the introduction works to consolidate previous critical approaches without itself ever offering restrictive pronouncements on how to read the play, while the text and commentary are set out in a clear, uncrowded manner. Attention to the working needs of the student is evident throughout Matthew Woodcock, University College, Oxford, Sixteenth Century Journal XXXII/1 (2001)
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