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9780192840363

King Henry VIII

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  • ISBN13:

    9780192840363

  • ISBN10:

    0192840363

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-09-07
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

Jay L. Halito, professor of English at the University of Delaware, has edited and written the Introduction for this first fully annotated modern-spelling edition of Shakespeare's 37th and final play to appear for more than a decade. Halito offers up-to-date scholarship on all aspects of the work. Includes Index to words and authorities.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
ix
Introduction 1(1)
Henry VIII, Shakespeare, and the Reformation in England
1(10)
The Fall of Thomas, Cardinal Wolsey
6(3)
Reform of the Church
9(2)
Sources
11(5)
Date, Authorship, and Printing
16(8)
The Play
24(14)
The Language of `King Henry VIII'
38(7)
`King Henry VIII' in Performance
45(18)
Restoration and Eighteenth-century Productions
45(5)
Charles Kean and the Nineteenth Century
50(3)
The Twentieth Century
53(10)
Editorial Procedures 63(6)
Abbreviations and References
63(6)
KING HENRY VIII, OR ALL IS TRUE 69(149)
Index 218

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