The History Plays and Poems of William Shakespeare, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615309306
  • ISBN-13: 9781615309306
  • DDC: 822.3
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Before Shakespeare, few dramatists had used historical figures as characters in a play, or actual historical events as elements of a plot. Likewise, the Bard was a pioneer of the sonnet, which he took to new heights. Both literary form, including his two historical tetralogies, and his narrative poems, in addition to the particular form of sonnet that now bears his name are examined through engaging text. A brief treatise on the music within and accompanying productions of Shakespeare’s plays rounds out the coverage.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Dating and Publication of Shakespeare's Plays.
2: The Early Histories.
3: Completion of the Histories.
4: The Poems.
5: Music in Shakespeare's Plays.