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Benson, Peter actor

Overview
Works: 4 works in 4 publications in 1 language and 1 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical drama 
Classifications: PR2814.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Peter Benson
Henry VI by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Part one deals with the wars in France during the early years of Henry VI, the relief of Orleans by the French, and the gradual expulsion of the English from a large part of France. Part two presents marriage of Henry to Margaret of Anjou, the intrigues of the Yorkist faction, and other chief historical events. Part three covers Henry's surrender of the succession of the crown to the duke of York, Queen Margaret's revolt against the disinheriting of her son, the battle of Tewkesbury in 1471, and concludes with the murder of Henry VI by Richard, duke of Gloucester
Henry VI by William Shakespeare ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry VI Part III is the third of William Shakespeare's plays set during the lifetime of King Henry VI of England, and prepares the ground for one of his best-known and most controversial plays: the tragedy of King Richard III (Richard III of England). It follows on from Henry VI, part 1 and Henry VI, part 2
Henry VI, part one by William Shakespeare ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"1 Henry VI was the Rose Theatre's great draw in the spring of 1592, a dramatic tale of the lives of soldiers, diplomats, kings, and insurrectionists. It centres on the fractious instability of the court and nobility of fifteenth-century England, and their squabbles with their French counterparts." "Despite its debut performance in 1592, however, 1 Henry VI does not take a printed form until its appearance some thirty years later in the 1623 Folio. There are many questions, therefore, surrounding exactly how many people wrote the play, when they did so, how it was performed, who played what part, and the nature of the manuscript behind the first performance. In his wide-ranging introduction, Michael Taylor offers answers to these questions, and discusses other key issues such as language, structure, performance history, and the role of women in the play."--BOOK JACKET
Henry VI by William Shakespeare ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"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 distinguished scholarship of the general editors, Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller who understand that these are plays for performance as well as great texts for contemplation." (Patrick Stewart) The distinguished Pelican Shakespeare series, which has sold more than four million copies, is now completely revised and repackaged. Each volume features: * Authoritative, reliable texts * High quality introductions and notes * New, more readable trade trim size * An essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare and essays on Shakespeare's life and the selection of texts
 
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Audience level: 0.33 (from 0.31 for Henry VI, ... to 0.47 for Henry VI ...)
Languages
English (4)