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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

Criticism on Shakespeare's Histories in the HMCPL Catalog

AVL Articles on Shakespeare's History Plays

Abrams, Richard. "Rumor's  Reign in 2 Henry IV: The Scope of a Personification." English Literary Renaissance (Vol. 16 Issue 3). Reprint: Shakespearean Criticism (Vol. 100). Gale Literature.  25 Aug. 2021.

Banerjee, Rita. "The Common Good and the Necessity of War: Emergent Republican Ideals in Shakespeare's Henry V and Coriolanus." Comparative Drama (Vol 40, Issue 1), Spring 2006. Gale Literature. 25 Aug. 2021.

Bischoff, Sarah. "Richard's Body Politic: Disability and Ability in Shakespeare's Histories." Journal of the Wooden O. 2018, Vol. 18, p. 1-17. 17p. Academic Search Premier. 25 Aug. 2021.

Forker, Charles R. "Unstable identity in Shakespeare's Richard II." Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature 54.1 (2001): 3+.Master FILE Premier. 25 Aug. 2021.

Low, Jennifer. "'Those Proud Titles Thou Hast Won': Sovereignty, Power, and Combat in Shakespeare's Second Tetralogy." Comparative Drama 34.3 (2000): 269. Gale Literature. 25 Aug. 2021.