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Henry V (The Folger Library General Reader"s Shakespeare, 7th printing)

Henry V (The Folger Library General Reader"s Shakespeare, 7th printing)

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Published by Pocket Books, Washington Square Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7648692M
ISBN 100671487884
ISBN 109780671487881

  The authoritative edition of William Shakespeare’s historic play Henry V from the Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for both students and general readers. Henry V is Shakespeare’s most famous “war play”; it includes the storied English victory over the French at Agincourt. Some of it glorifies war, especially the choruses and Henry’s speeches urging his /5(25). While Henry V is not Shakespeare's best play, all of the three preceding history plays — Richard II and Henry IV, Parts I and II — lead up to Henry V and its depiction of Henry as the idealized Christian s the earlier plays had shown Henry as the "madcap Prince Hal," a chap who was constantly in the company of lower-class types and who was constantly in some trouble of one sort.

When Henry V opens, the Archbishop of Canterbury and his sidekick, the Bishop of Ely, are having a private chitchat about a bill that's just been reintroduced by Parliament. If passed, the bill would take a bunch of the Church's land and money and put it in the king's treasury, which means it would probably be used for stuff like feeding the.   Directed by Kenneth Branagh. With Kenneth Branagh, Derek Jacobi, Simon Shepherd, James Larkin. In the midst of the Hundred Years War, the young King Henry V of England (Sir Kenneth Branagh) embarks on the conquest of France in /10(K).

Shakespeare’s Henry V contains some of his most famous and stirring orations, including the King’s St. Crispin’s day and “Once more unto the breach, dear friends” speeches. With the Shakescleare modern English translation of the play, you can understand these important lines and others, including the famous prologue, which begins: “O! About Henry V. The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series edited by A. R. Braunmuller and Stephen Orgel Each book includes an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare’s time, an introduction to the individual play, and a detailed note on the text used. Updated by general editors Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller, these easy-to-read.


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Henry V (Henry the Fifth) Paperback – January 1, by William Shakespeare (Author)Cited by: Henry V is a history play written by Shakespeare in It tells the story of Henry V of House Lancaster who ruled England from to The play focuses on the events before and after the Battle of Agincourt inwhich marked a major English victory in /5.

Henry V is a history play by William Shakespeare, based on the life of King Henry V of England, focusing on events immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years' War.

The play is the final part of a tetralogy: it is preceded by Richard II, Henry IV, part 1 and Henry IV, part /5(). This is not a simple biography of Henry V or reference book about the Battle of Agincourt, but a day-by-day chronicle from Christmas in to Christmas infocusing on the Council of Constance overseen by the Holy Roman Emperor, Sigismund, and Henry Vs preparations for a campaign in France and the campaign itself, cumulating in the4/5.

Henry V is a wonderful play, and I loved the Arden Edition. The introduction covers a great deal, and was written recently so is up to date with details of some relatively recent productions. The commentary had just the right balance of information necessary for me to understand it, and the appendices include a full facimile of the folio text/5(24).

Henry V is a play by William Shakespeare that was first performed in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire play or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis. Henry V William SHAKESPEARE ( - ) After the turmoil and uncertainty of Henry IV a new era appears to dawn for England with the accession of the eponymous Henry V.

The brightest heaven of invention, A kingdom for a stage, princes to act. And monarchs to behold the swelling scene. Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, Assume the port of Mars; and at his heels, Leash'd in like hounds, should famine, sword and fire.

Crouch for employment. An comprehensive short biography of King Henry V. Anne Curry has written extensively about the Battle of Agincourt and that research informs the book but she also includes lesser known information about Henry V including his book collection (Henry enjoyed Chaucer and other English language authors) and patronage of the Bridgettine monastic order.4/5.

Henry V captures the essence of boyhood to manhood. Theres wit, theres tragedy, theres loyalty/treason, all neatly packaged in this cockpit and unworthy scaffold. A significant military victory to be sure, but the magnanimous English and dare I say love and respect for the French foe in their humiliation, is touching/5.

"Henry V" is one of the greatest plays of all time, and one of many truly great plays written by William Shakespeare. He is the true author of this page, February paperback, but the form in which it is presented- a small paperback book- is the work of many more people/5(13).

Henry V; Richard III; The Merchant of Venice; The Tempest; A Midsummer Night's Dream; The Taming of the Shrew; Twelfth Night; As You Like It; Much Ado About Nothing; Antony and Cleopatra; The Winter's Tale; Cymbeline; Coriolanus; King John; Troilus and Cressida; Measure for Measure; Love's Labour's Lost; Pericles, Prince of Tyre; Richard II.

Like most of Shakespeare’s plays, Henry V exists in two different early printed versions: the Folio version of and an earlier Quarto version. There are many differences between the two versions, the most important of which involve the assignment of the speeches of Westmorland, Warwick, the.

In Shakespeare wrote his “Henry V,” including the St. Crispin’s Day “band of brothers” speech by which the eponymous king is most. Henry V Henry V, chronicle play in five acts by William Shakespeare, first performed in and published in in a corrupt quarto edition; the text in the First Folio ofprinted seemingly from an authorial manuscript, is substantially longer and more reliable.

Henry V (Bantam Classic) Paperback – January 1, by William Shakespeare (Author)4/5(). Henry V Note: There is an improved edition of this title, eBook # Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Henry V, King of England, -- Drama Subject: Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Drama Subject: Great Britain -- History -- Henry V, -- Drama Subject: Historical drama Cited by: The play is set in England in the early fifteenth century.

The political situation in England is tense: King Henry IV has died, and his son, the young King Henry V, has just assumed the throne. Several bitter civil wars have left the people of England restless and dissatisfied.

Furthermore, in order to gain the respect of the English people and. Written aroundHenry V is the final play in William Shakespeare' second tetralogy, a group of history plays that includes Richard II, Henry Part 1, and Henry IV Part 2.

In the earlier works, Shakespeare portrays Henry's days as a wild and reckless teenager. In Henry V, "Wild Prince Hal" has long since grown up into a capable king who is determined to invade France and lay claim to the. The future Henry V was born Henry of Monmouth at Monmouth Castle into one of England's most powerful noble families.

His parents were Henry Bolingbroke, Earl of Derby, a man who had once tried to curb the ambitions of his cousin, King Richard II, but now acted loyally, and Mary Bohun, heir to a rich chain of grandfather was John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, third son.

As indicated at the close of Henry IV, Part II, King Henry V is planning on entering into a war with France over some disputed lands and has instructed the Archbishop to be sure that his claims are valid.

When the play opens, the Archbishop explains to his Bishop how he plans to convince the king to enter into a war with France, thus protecting the church's property, which might.This is the most famous monologue from Henry V, and with good reason.

These inspiring lines are delivered to the rabble of brave English soldiers who are about to go into battle (the famous Battle of Agincourt) against thousands of French bered, the soldiers wish they had more men to fight, but Henry V interrupts them, declaring that they have just enough men to make : Wade Bradford.Henry V (Prologue), Chorus When Henry V ascends the throne with the combination of Richard's divine authority and his own father's political sophistication, we see the perfect monarch ruling over England, and the amalgamation of two divergent political philosophies.