King Richard II / [William Shakespeare] ; with an introduction updated by Claire McEachern, University of California, Los Angeles ; edited by Andrew Gurr, University of Reading.

"In this updated edition of King Richard II, Claire McEachern provides a fresh introductory section in which she discusses the most important productions and scholarly criticism of recent years. Paying particular attention to the focus on religion in contemporary interpretations of the play, Mc...

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Main Author: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (Author)
Other Authors: McEachern, Claire, 1963- (Contributor) Gurr, Andrew (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2019.
Edition:Third edition.
Series:Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Works. 1984.
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