King John & Henry VIII (Paperback)

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"Mad world, mad kings, mad composition "
--King John

In one volume, eminent Shakespearean scholars Jonathan Bate and Eric Rasmussen provide fresh new editions of two classic histories: Henry VIII and King John.
THIS VOLUME ALSO INCLUDES MORE THAN A HUNDRED PAGES OF EXCLUSIVE FEATURES:
- original Introductions to Henry VIII and King John
- incisive scene-by-scene synopses and analyses with vital facts about the works
- commentary on past and current productions based on interviews with leading directors, actors, and designers
- photographs of key RSC productions
- an overview of Shakespeare's theatrical career and chronology of his plays
Ideal for students, theater professionals, and general readers, these modern and accessible editions from the Royal Shakespeare Company set a new standard in Shakespearean literature for the twenty-first century.

Praise For…


“A remarkable edition, one that makes Shakespeare’s extraordinary accomplishment more vivid than ever.”—James Shapiro, professor, Columbia University, bestselling author of A Year in the Life of Shakespeare: 1599
 
“A feast of literary and historical information.”—The Wall Street Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780812969399
ISBN-10: 0812969391
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: April 10th, 2012
Pages: 416
Language: English
Series: Modern Library Classics (Paperback)