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1 Henry IV (1598) [Play]
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Summary (From the publisher):

While King Henry's England is threatened by rebellion, the king's scapegrace son Hal haunts the taverns of London, his companions crew of rogues and thieves led by the dissolute knight, Sir John Falstaff.

The Earl of Northumberland and his fiery son Hotspur scheme to overthrow the crown. Can Hal be brought to a sense of his duty as Prince of Wales? Or will the influence of Falstaff prove too strong? The issue is decided when, Hal, Hotspur and Falstaff come together at the climatic battle of Shrewsbury.

Original title: The History of Henry the Fourth
Alternative titles: Henry IV, Part 1
Original languages: English


Genre: Drama and PlaysEnglishElizabethan

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Complete Works of Shakespeare (1951) [Omnibus Volume]
      Author: William Shakespeare

Edition #1: Henry IV, Part One

Henry IV, Part One (1998)
Edition Details (From the publisher):

-An extensive overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater
-Special introduction to the play by the editor
-Sources from which Shakespeare derived Henry IV, Part One
-Dramatic criticism from the past and present
-A comprehensive stage and screen history
-Text, notes, and commentaries
-List of recommended readings

Language: English

Edition: Signet Classic Shakespeare, Revised

Edited by: Maynard Mack
Introduction by: Maynard Mack
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Manifested in:

The History of Henry IV [Part One] (September 1, 1998)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Signet Classics
ISBN: 0451527119
Dimensions: 6.6 x 4.2 x 0.7 in
Pages: 336

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