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Richard III [electronic resource] /
William Shakespeare ; edited, fully annotated, and introduced by Burton Raffel ; with an essay by Harold Bloom.
imprint
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2008.
description
xlii, 211 p. ; 20 cm.
ISBN
0300122020 (paperbound), 9780300122022 (paperbound)
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imprint
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2008.
isbn
0300122020 (paperbound)
9780300122022 (paperbound)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
11953597
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-206) and index.
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Appeared in Library Journal on 1996-05-01:
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Guardian UK, April 2001
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Summaries
Main Description
Treacherous, power-hungry, untempered by moral restraint, and embittered by physical deformity, Richard, the younger brother of King Edward IV, is ablaze with ambition to take England's throne.Richard III, Shakespeare's long chronicle of Richard's machinations to be king, is a tale of murder upon murder. He gains the throne, but only briefly. In a terrible dream, the ghosts of his victims visit the now-despised monarch to foretell his demise. Richard's death in battle the next day concludes his reign of evil, ushering in at last a new and hopeful era of peace for England.
Long Description
Treacherous, power-hungry, untempered by moral restraint, and embittered by physical deformity, Richard, the younger brother of King Edward IV, is ablaze with ambition to take England's throne. "Richard III," Shakespeare's long chronicle of Richard's machinations to be king, is a tale of murder upon murder. He gains the throne, but only briefly. In a terrible dream, the ghosts of his victims visit the now-despised monarch to foretell his demise. Richard's death in battle the next day concludes his reign of evil, ushering in at last a new and hopeful era of peace for England.
Main Description
Treacherous, power-hungry, untempered by moral restraint, and embittered by physical deformity, Richard, the younger brother of King Edward IV, is ablaze with ambition to take England's throne. Richard III, Shakespeare's long chronicle of Richard's machinations to be king, is a tale of murder upon murder. He gains the throne, but only briefly. In a terrible dream, the ghosts of his victims visit the now-despised monarch to foretell his demise. Richard's death in battle the next day concludes his reign of evil, ushering in at last a new and hopeful era of peace for England.
Table of Contents
Some Essentials of the Shakespearean Stage
Richard IIIp. 1
An Essay by Harold Bloomp. 193
Further Readingp. 201
Finding Listp. 207
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