King Henry V

King Henry V - The Arden Shakespeare : Third Series

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Paperback (16 Mar 1995)

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Synopsis

Distinguished editor T.W. Craik makes an independent and balanced examination of the many textual problems of Henry V, providing many new emendations.

"Craik's commentary is particularly ample and detailed, with careful attention to the play's language, textual problems, the interpretation of stage directions, and Shakespeare's handling of source materials… he builds up a distinct though traditionalist reading which, critically sympathetic and undogmatic, finds the play at once simple and subtle." John Jowett, Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare Survey, 1997

'With the exceptionally thorough Arden notes, and the extensive editorial coverage, including recent stage history, this Henry V is the one to have.' Times Higher Education Supplement

'Craik's commentary is exemplary in its thorough treatment of critical concerns, glossaries and explanations, theatrical matters, and source material.' Barry Gaines, University of New Mexico, Shakespeare Quarterly

Book information

ISBN: 9781904271086
Publisher: A&C Black
Imprint: The Arden Shakespeare
Pub date:
Edition: New Edition
DEWEY: 822.33
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 419
Weight: 474g
Height: 198mm
Width: 127mm
Spine width: 23mm