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  • Henry V is Shakespeare?s most famous ?war play?; it includes the storied English victory over the French at Agincourt. Some of it glorifies war, especially the choruses and Henry?s speeches urging his troops into battle. But we also hear bishops conniving for war to postpone a bill that would tax the church, and soldiers expecting to reap profits...

    Publisher : Simon & Schuster
    published : 2015
  • A triumphantly patriotic play that also casts a critical eye at war and warriors, this great epic drama depicts a charismatic ruler in a time of national struggle. The young King Henry?s victory over the French despite overwhelming odds creates a spectacle of action, color, and thundering battles. Whether the warrior-king is urging his men ?Once

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2010
  • The Signet Classics edition of Shakespeare's popular history play. Featuring the rise of King Henry V, this play chronicles England's underdog victory over the French at the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years' War. This revised Signet Classics edition includes unique features such as: ? An overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 1998
  • Henry V of England, the princely hero of Shakespeare?s play, who successfully defeated the French at the Battle of Agincourt and came close to becoming crowned King of France, is one of the best known and most compelling monarchs in English history. This new biography takes a fresh look at his entire life and nine year reign, and gives a balanced...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2012
  • A triumphantly patriotic play that also casts a critical eye at war and warriors, this great epic drama depicts a charismatic ruler in a time of national struggle. The young King Henry?s victory over the French despite overwhelming odds creates a spectacle of action, color, and thundering battles. Whether the warrior-king is urging his men ?Once

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2009
  • The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series edited by A. R. Braunmuller and Stephen Orgel   The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Each book includes an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare?s time, an introduction to the individual...

    Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
    published : 2017
  • Henry V is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1599. It is based on the life of King Henry V of England, and focuses on events immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt (1415) during the Hundred Years' War. The play is the final part of a tetralogy, preceded by Richard II , Henry IV, part 1 and Henry...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2010
  • Shakespeare's immutable history of Henry's victory over the French at Agincourt and the subsequent peace between the two nations is also a study of war and kingship. From a wild youth, Henry comes to embody all of the kingly virtues: courage, justice, integrity and honour. Ironically these qualities are brought to the fore by the realities of war....

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 1980
  • Robert Swindell's Henry V is a gripping retelling of Shakespeare's famous historical play. Battles and scenes of warfare are never far from the young King Henry. This retelling brings to life the tumultuous struggle of the heroic young monarch as he fights to protect his kingdom and his life. The Shakespeare Today series captures the magic of...

    Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
    published : 2011
  • Though he was wild and rambunctious in his youth, Prince Hal has now ascended the throne as King Henry V, the cunning and ambitious ruler of England. Embarking on a campaign in France, King Henry V deftly leads his fleet into the breach in an attempt to take the French territory of Agincourt during the Hundred Years? War. Henry V is the last of...

    Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
    published : 2014