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The Resource Henry VIII

Henry VIII

Label
Henry VIII
Title
Henry VIII
Creator
Depicted
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The portrait of a monarchy in crisis, this historical drama concerns the famous king's efforts to secure a divorce from his dignified and popular queen in order to marry an enchanting courtesan and produce a male heir. The play ranks among Shakespeare's most sumptuous and spectacular works, offering a splendid pageant of masques and royal ceremony. Occasional lapses in historical accuracy are compensated for by keen psychological and political insights, vivid characterizations, and evocative language. Possibly the last of Shakespeare's dramas, Henry VIII was almost certainly co-written with John Fletcher. It is a play of farewells -- to the world, to life, to power -- in which major historical characters make memorable exits, including Cardinal Wolsey's rueful observation: "Had I but served my God with half the zeal I served my king, he would not in mine age have left me naked to mine enemies." Nevertheless, the play ends in triumph and hopeful expectations with the prophecy of the coming Elizabethan age
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1564-1616
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shakespeare, William
Dewey number
822.3/3
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR2817
Literary form
dramas
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Dover thrift ediitons
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Henry
  • Stride, John
  • Bloom, Claire
  • Great Britain
  • Bloom, Claire
  • Henry
  • DRAMA
  • Great Britain
Label
Henry VIII
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright page -- Note -- Dramatis Personæ -- The Prologue -- Contents -- Act I -- Act II -- Act III -- Act IV -- Act V -- The Epilogue
Control code
910282130
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (212)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780486790138
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 788524
  • 4b9c7e19-0c66-4ba7-8344-50638d86bd76
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)910282130
Label
Henry VIII
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright page -- Note -- Dramatis Personæ -- The Prologue -- Contents -- Act I -- Act II -- Act III -- Act IV -- Act V -- The Epilogue
Control code
910282130
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (212)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780486790138
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 788524
  • 4b9c7e19-0c66-4ba7-8344-50638d86bd76
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)910282130

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