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King Richard II Paperback – May 5 2003
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"Gurr's account is hard-headed and scholarly, very deftly interweaving comment on the play's action with discussion of contemporary political events...thorough, scholarly and continuously helpful." The Times Higher Education Supplement
'Gurr's account is hard-headed and scholarly, very deftly interweaving comment on the play's action with discussion of contemporary political events thorough, scholarly and continuously helpful.'The Times Higher Education SupplementFor this updated edition Gurr has added a new section to the Introduction in which he describes the growing interest in re-historicising and repoliticising the play, surveys a number of important professional theatre productions and guides the reader through the scholarly criticism of recent years. The Reading List has also been revised and augmented.
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The background material included here is very helpful in reading this play and fully understanding it's significance.
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