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The World of William Shakespeare: Histories

Research guide devoted to the work and historical background of William Shakespeare.

Shakespeare's History Plays

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Criticism on Shakespeare's Histories in the HMCPL Catalog

AVL Articles on Shakespeare's History Plays

Calder, Charles. "Henry V: Overview." Reference Guide to English Literature. Ed. D. L. Kirkpatrick. 2nd ed. Chicago: St. James Press, 1991. Literature Resource Center. Web. 24 Mar. 2014.

Cohen, Derek. "History and the nation in Richard II and Henry IV." Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900 42.2 (2002): 293+. Literature Resource Center. Web. 24 Mar. 2014.

Forker, Charles R. "Unstable identity in Shakespeare's Richard II." Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature 54.1 (2001): 3+. Literature Resource Center. Web. 24 Mar. 2014.

Kehler, Dorothea. "Shakespeare's Richard III." The Explicator 56.3 (1998): 118+. Literature Resource Center. Web. 24 Mar. 2014.

Low, Jennifer. "'Those Proud Titles Thou Hast Won': Sovereignty, Power, and Combat in Shakespeare's Second Tetralogy." Comparative Drama 34.3 (2000): 269. Literature Resource Center. Web. 24 Mar. 2014.