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The tragedy of King Richard the Second.

William Shakespeare

The tragedy of King Richard the Second.

by William Shakespeare

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Published by Ginn and Company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Richard II, King of England, 1367-1400 -- Drama

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKittredge, George Lyman, 1860-1941, ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2820.A2 K5 1941
    The Physical Object
    Pagination217 p.
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6432381M
    LC Control Number42005634
    OCLC/WorldCa353143

    Act 1. Scene 1. King Richard II hears a dispute between Bolingbroke and Mowbray. Bolingbroke and Mowbray challenge each other to a duel on King Richard's orders. Scene 2. The Duchess of Gloucester reveals that her husband was murdered on King Richard's orders. Gaunt believes he should not cross King Richard. Scene 3. Shakespeare's "The Tragedy of King Richard the Second" in the original text, complete with line numbers.

    Richard II, King of England, is irresponsible, foolish, and vain. His weak leadership sends his kingdom into disarray and his court into uproar. Seeing no other option but to seize power, the ambitious Bolingbroke challenges the throne and the king’s divine right to rule. Simon Russell Beale stars as Richard II in this visceral new production about the limits of power. An Almeida . Read "The Tragedy of King Richard the Second" by William Shakespeare available from Rakuten Kobo. King Richard the Second is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in approximately It Brand:

    NT Live: The Tragedy of King Richard the Second (12A) mins. Screening at Kino Bermondsey, Kino Rye and Kino Hawkhurst on Thursday 15th January at 7pm. Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London to cinemas. Full text of "Shakespeare's tragedy of King Richard the Second" See other formats.


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The Tragedy of King Richard the Second book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. George Lyman Kittredge’s insightful edition /5(). The tragedy of King Richard the Second Unknown Binding – January 1, by William Shakespeare (Author) out of 5 stars 62 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(62). Almeida Questions is an eclectic programme of pre-show discussions which consider some of the questions raised by the work on our stage.

An invited panel of speakers discuss the key issues and ideas raised by The Tragedy of King Richard The Second. Captioned performance Thu 24 Jan pm. Richard II by William Shakespeare is the first of eight plays that portray a historically-informed version of the War of the Roses - beginning in about and ending with Richard III's death in Edited by J.

Smallheer and John Gonzalez. (Summary by Cori) Characters: Narration, Keeper, and Lord - read by Annie Coleman King Richard II and First Servant - read by Peter.

Buy The Tragedy of King Richard the Second on FREE SHIPPING on qualified ordersCited by: 8. OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: King Richard the Second. Description: ix, pages ; 18 cm: Series Title: Kittredge Shakespeares.

Other Titles. Richard II, written aroundis the first play in Shakespeare's second "history tetralogy," a series of four plays that chronicles the rise of the house of Lancaster to the British throne.

(Its sequel plays are Henry IV, Parts 1 & 2, and Henry V.) Richard II, set around the yeartraces the fall from power of the last king of the house of Plantagenet, Richard II, and his replacement.

Genre/Form: Drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shakespeare, William, Shakespeare's Tragedy of King Richard the Second. New York: Harper.

Simon Russell Beale returns to National Theatre Live screens following broadcasts of Timon of Athens and King Lear, and his recent role in the National Theatre's critically acclaimed production of The Lehman Trilogy.

Original title: NT Live: The Tragedy Of King Richard The Second. Cast: Simon Russell Beale. Director: Joe Hill-Gibbins. Production: 0. The Tragedy of King Richard the Second Alternate Title: The Tragedy of King Richard II Note: There is an improved edition of this title, eBook # Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Richard II, King of England, -- Drama Subject: Tragedies Subject: Historical drama Subject: Great.

The Tragedy of King Richard II, by William Shakespeare, is the first of the history series that continues with Parts 1 and 2 of King Henry IV and with The Life of King Henry V. At the beginning of the play, Richard II banishes his cousin Henry Bolingbroke from England.

Check out this great listen on The Tragedy of King Richard the Second tells the dramatic and bloody story of the king's fall and the ascension of Bolingbroke as Henry IV. (A full-cast production.) Public Domain (P) Audio Holdings, LLC.

This is an E-book formatted for Amazon Kindle devices. EBook PDF: KB: THE TRAGEDY OF KING RICHARD THE SECOND. DRAMATIS PERSONÆ. KING RICHARD THE SECOND. JOHN OF GAUNT, Duke of Lancaster, } Uncles to the King.

EDMUND OF LANGLEY, Duke of. The Tragedy of King Richard the Second (Book): Shakespeare, William: I feel that I have spent half my career with one or another Pelican Shakespeare in my back pocket.

Convenience, however, is the least important aspect of the new Pelican Shakespeare series. Here is an elegant and clear text for either the study or the rehearsal room, notes where you need them and the. The Life and Death of King Richard the Second, commonly called Richard II, is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in approximately It is based on the life of King Richard II of England (ruled –) and is the first part of a tetralogy, referred to by some scholars as the Henriad, followed by three plays concerning Richard's successors:.

But let’s get real here: ’The Tragedy of King Richard the Second’ is a depiction of a rudderless England in complete and utter chaos, and 4/5(1). The Tragedy of King Richard the Second. Simon Russell Beale as Richard. Photo by Marc Brenner.

This bold and taut new production of the Shakespeare classic is currently running at the Almeida in Islington, and takes inspiration both from the political landscape and playground games where one child comes out the conqueror. The Tragedy of King Richard the Second Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London.

This visceral new production about the limits of power will be directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins, whose previous plays include Little Revolution at the Almeida and Absolute Hell at the.

The Tragedy of King Richard the Second: The Garden of the Kingdom Words 3 Pages Shakespeare’s plays are not always easy to define how a particular scene contributes to the overall picture of the play. King Richard II by William Shakespeare,Penguin Books edition, in English - New ed.

The tragedy of King Richard the Second ( edition) | Open Library Donate ♥4/5(2). The Tragedy of King Richard the Third book. Read 1, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Richard III is one of Shakespeare's most p /5.Reference > William Shakespeare > The Oxford Shakespeare > The Tragedy of King Richard the Second: The setting sun, and music at the close, / As the last taste of sweets, is sweetest last, / Writ in remembrance more than things long past.SCENE I.

London. KING RICHARD II's palace. Enter KING RICHARD II, JOHN OF GAUNT, with other Nobles and Attendants KING RICHARD II Old John of Gaunt, time-honour'd Lancaster, Hast thou, according to thy oath and band, Brought hither Henry Hereford thy bold son, Here to make good the boisterous late appeal, Which then our leisure would not let us.