The Resource Henry IV, part I, William Shakespeare, (ebook)

Henry IV, part I, William Shakespeare, (ebook)

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Henry IV, part I
Title
Henry IV, part I
Statement of responsibility
William Shakespeare
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown," laments the sleepless king of Henry IV, Part II. Despite having quelled a rebel army along the Welsh border in Part I, Henry IV faces further insurrections elsewhere in England. His woes are compounded by disturbing reminders of his own mortality as well as the wayward behavior of Prince Hal. The heir to the throne acquitted himself admirably in the battles against the Welsh rebels, but has returned to his old haunts in Eastcheap, where he carouses nightly at the Boar's Head Tavern with the notorious reprobate, Sir John Falstaff. Renowned Shakespeare critic G. B. Harrison pronounced Falstaff "the supreme comic character in all drama . . . who redeems his vices by his incomparable wit and his skill at escaping from every tight corner." The fat knight's humorous quips and antics are balanced by the play's thought-provoking reflections on ambition, guilt, leadership, and responsibility. Rich in sparkling wordplay and historical drama, this tale sets the stage for Henry V
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Midwest
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1564-1616
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Shakespeare, William
Dewey number
822.3/3
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Dover thrift editions
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  • Henry
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Henry IV, part I, William Shakespeare, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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Isbn
9780486112114
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11602157
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remote
Stock number
11602157
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MWT11602157
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Henry IV, part I, William Shakespeare, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486112114
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11602157
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11602157
System control number
MWT11602157
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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