1 Henry IV : a critical guide by Stephen Longstaffe

By Stephen Longstaffe

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13. 125. , 1859), p. 283. 126. Palmer, The Stratford Gallery, p. 283. 127. Jean E. Howard and Phyllis Rackin, Engendering a Nation: A Feminist Account of Shakespeare’s English Histories (London: Routledge, 1997), p. 21. 128. Howard and Rackin, Engendering a Nation, p. 166. See Valerie Traub, Desire and Anxiety: Circulations of Sexuality in Shakespearean Drama (London: Routledge, 1992), pp. 50–70. See also Traub, ‘Prince Hal’s Falstaff ’; Phyllis Rackin, Stages of History: Shakespeare’s English Chronicles (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1990), pp.

66. R. J. Dorius, ‘A Little More than a Little’, Shakespeare Quarterly, 11 (1960), 13–26. 67. A. P. Rossiter, ‘Angel with Horns: The Unity of Richard III’ (1961), in Shakespeare’s Histories: An Anthology of Modern Criticism, ed. William Armstrong (London: Penguin, 1972), pp. 123–44. 68. Robert Weimann, Shakespeare and the Popular Tradition in the Theatre: Studies in the Social Dimension of Dramatic Form and Function, ed. Robert Schwartz (Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press, 1978). 69. Derek Traversi, Shakespeare: From Richard II to Henry V (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1957), p.

William Armstrong (London: Penguin, 1972), pp. 29–59 (p. 48). 102. Lily B. Campbell, Shakespeare’s ‘Histories’: Mirrors of Elizabethan Policy (1947) (San Marino: The Huntington Library, 1963), p. 15. 103. Richard Simpson, ‘The Politics of Shakespeare’s Historical Plays’, The New Shakespeare Society Transactions, 1 (1874), 396–441. 104. Campbell, Shakespeare’s ‘Histories’, p. 5. 105. Alfred Hart, Shakespeare and the Homilies (London: Oxford University Press, 1934). Robert Ornstein, A Kingdom for a Stage: The Achievement of Shakespeare’s History Plays (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1972) also cites Elizabethan homilies as an important source of information about contemporary political attitudes.

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